Eaqrlier in the morning, poojas were offered to the nomination papers at the Sri Varadaraju swamy temple at Lakshmipuram, and a rally was organized in the town, in which huge number of people participated. The nomination papers were filed in the afternoon.
Seapking on the occasion, Lokesh explained the need for Chandrababu becoming Chief Minister so that the Seemandhra region, along with Kuppam, could be developed. He appealed to the people to ensure the victory of Chndrababu with big majority. Chittoor Lok Sabha candidate M Shiva Prasad and other TDP leaders participated in the event.