Election Commission has announced that the by-election to Nandyala Assembly seat, in Kurnool district, will be held on August 23rd. The by-election has become necessary in view of the sudden demise of sitting MLA, Bhuma Nagi Reddy. Nominations can be filed from July 29th. Last date for filing nominations is August 5th. Nominations can be withdrawn by August 9th. The result will be declared after counting of votes on August 28th. Months before the announcement of this schedule, both Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and YSRCP have begun campaigning in Nandyala.