New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday announced the names of its candidates for three Lok Sabha constituencies and 45 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh.Also Read - Congress Chintan Shivir: Party Discusses Role of EVMs in Poll Debacles, Ponders Over Strategy to Find Back Winning Ways
For the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress has fielded Ramana Kumari Pedada from Vishakhapatnam, Narahrasetti Narasimha Rao from Vijayawada, and J Lakshmi Narasimha Yadav from Nandyal. With this, the Congress has named its candidates for all the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state. Also Read - Age is Just a Number! At 87, Former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala Passes Class 10th and 12th
So far, the Congress has declared candidates for a total number of 149 Lok Sabha constituencies. Also Read - Judge rejects Donald Trump’s Lawsuit Challenging His Permanent Ban from Twitter
Besides, the party declared 45 candidates for the Assembly polls on March 21. Earlier, the Congress had declared 132 candidates for the Assembly polls. Four candidates have been replaced from the list of 132 candidates that was declared on Monday.
The Congress is going it alone in the polls in the state. The Congress-TDP combine received a severe drubbing in the Telangana Assembly elections in December last.
There are 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh.
Both Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be held in the state simultaneously on April 11. The counting of votes will be conducted on May 23.
(Inputs from PTI)