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Andhra Pradesh: TDP Allies With Jana Sena Party

Andhra Pradesh Former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu from Telugu Desam Party and Pawan Kalyan chief of Jana Sena Party announced the initial list of candidates for the Assembly elections. Naidu’s party is aiming for 151 seats, while Jana Sena plans to contest the remaining 24 out of the total 175 assembly segments in Andhra Pradesh.

Nara Lokesh son of Chandrababu Naidu to fight from Mangalagiri and the TDP supremo to fight from Kuppam constituency.

However, the two leaders mentioned that the seat distribution was done with consideration for accommodating the BJP if the party chooses to join the alliance.

“This union is for the future of the state. This is the first step towards a great effort,” said Naidu, addressing a press conference at his Andhra Pradesh residence on the TDP-Janasena alliance.

According to TDP, ongoing discussions are in progress with the BJP for a potential pre-poll alliance. The initial list features 118 candidates, with TDP leading with 94 nominees, and Jana Sena, the alliance partner, securing 24 Assembly tickets, to be disclosed shortly. Within TDP’s list of 94, 23 newcomers have been included.

Meanwhile, out of 24 seats, JSP has announced candidates on 5 seats: Nellimarla- Lokam Madhavi, Anakapalli- Konathala Ramakrishna, Rajanagaram- Battula Balaramakrishna, Kakinda Rural- Pantham Nanaji, Tenali- Nadendla Manohar. The rest of the 19 names will be announced soon.

Lok Sabha and Assembly polls will be held simultaneously in Andhra Pradesh this year.

The 2019 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections were held on 11 April 2019 for constituting the fifteenth legislative assembly in the state. They were held alongside the 2019 Indian general election

The YSR Congress Party won the election in a landslide, winning 151 of the 175 seats, with the incumbent Telugu Desam Party winning 23. The Jana Sena Party entered the legislature with one seat, while the Indian National Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party, Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India (Marxist) failed to win any seats.

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