Amravati: Counting of votes for Chittoor, Puthalapattu, Palamaner and Kuppam Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh has been underway since 8 AM today. Trends show Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party is leading in 149 seats at the moment. (Catch Complete Coverage of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Here)
These seats had gone to polls on April 11. Actor-turned-politician and Jana Sena Party chief Pawan Kalyan formed an alliance with Communist Party of India , Communist Party of India (Marxist) , Bahujan Samaj Party. Incumbent Telugu Desam Party Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, and YSR Congress Party chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy are the main opponents. (Also read: Cong Announces List For 45 Assembly Seats)
Aranii Srenevasulu (Jangalapalli) of YSR Congress tghumps TSP’s A. S. Manohar by close to 40000 votes to win the Chittoor seat. Chittoor saw a spirited battle among TDP’s AS Manohar, YSRCP’s Arani Srinivasulu(Jangalapalli), JSP’s N Daya Ram, BJP’s V Jaya Kumar and Congress’ Tikki Royal. In 2014, TDP’s D A Sathya Prabha had defeated Jangalapalli Srinivasulu of YSRCP.
In Puthalapattu, M. Babu of Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party defeated Lalitha Kumari of TDP by 29163 votes. Puthalapattu saw M Sunil Kumar of YSRCP win against TDP’s L Lalitha Kumari.
N VENKATE GOWDA of YSR Congress won in Palamaner, he beat AMARNATHA REDDY. N of Telugu Desam by 31616 votes to register a big win. Palamaner had YSRCP’s N Amaranath Reddy as the sitting MLA who defeated TDP’s R V Subash Chandra Bose. This time around, TDP’s Amarnath Reddy is pitted against YSRCP’s N Venkatiah Gowda, JSP+’s Poluru Srikanth Naidu and BJP’s P C Eshwar Reddy.
Nara Chandra Babu Naidu of TDP registered a big win over YSR Congress’ Krishna Chandra Mouli by more than 30000+ votes to clinch the Kuppam seat. Kuppam is a seat that falls under the Chittoor district. Here, Nara Chandrababu Naidu of TDP was fighting against K. Chandramouli of YSRCP, Mudineni Venkat Ramana of the JSP+, Tulasi Nath N S of the BJP and Dr B R Suresh Babu of the Congress.