As per the joint study by Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW), About 5 MLAs in Andhra Pradesh and 6 MLAs in Telangana have been involved in election malpractices. Altogether 44 Southern MLAs has violated the election code.
Poll Code Violators in AP:
7 Charges each against Dhulipala Narendra, V Ganesh Kumar and GV Anjaneyulu have been filed. There are 4 Charges against another Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar.
Poll Code Violators in Telangana:
6 Charges against Jogu Ramanna, 5 Charges against Konda Surekha, 3 Charges against DK Aruna and 1 Charge against Paila Sekhar Reddy have been filed.
As per official records, Average election expenditure of Telangana & AP Legislators was Rs 12.63 lakh & Rs 12.84 lakh respectively.