Lok Sabha Elections 2019: All you need to know about Andhra Pradesh
People in Andhra Pradesh will vote for the Lok Sabha and assembly elections on April 11 and results will be declared on May 23.Updated: Mar 11, 2019 08:28 IST
Andhra Pradesh will witness the Lok Sabha election 2019 along with assembly polls simultaneously.
The state is historically home to bipolar politics and had witnessed a one-to-one fight between the Congress and N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party until the state’s bifurcation.
People in Andhra Pradesh will vote for the Lok Sabha and assembly elections on April 11 and results will be declared on May 23.
Here are the numbers and names that matter in the state:
Polling date: April 11
Date of counting: May 23
Ruling party/coalition in the state: Telegu Desam Party
Number of Lok Sabha seats in the state: 25
Party wise break-up of the Lok Sabha seats: TDP-15; BJP-2; YSRC-8
Number of voters in the state: 3.69 crore
Voter turnout in 2014: 74.47%
Number of assembly seats: 175
Party wise break-up of assembly seats: TDP-103; YSR-66; BJP-4; Independents-1; Navodaya Party-1
Key leaders across parties: N Chandrababu Naidu (TDP), Jaganmohan Reddy (YRSC), Pawan Kalyan (Jana Sena)
Andhra sentiment revolving around the question of the special category status, performance or non-performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s in soothing the state’s wounds inflicted by division.
Chief minister Naidu’s performance centering around capital building in Amaravati, Polavaram project and possible anti-incumbency and corruption in major projects.
First Published: Mar 10, 2019 21:42 IST