Avanigadda By-elections Today

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avanigadda-by-electionVijayawada Bypoll to Avanigadda Assembly Constituency is being held in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.The bypoll is necessitated due to the death of sitting TDP member Ambati Brahmanaiah.

Brahmanaiah’s son Sri Hari Prasad is the only candidate in the fray from any major political party.Though all other parties decided not to field their candidates to enable Prasad to be elected unanimously, two Independents are contesting the elections.

The polling began from 8 am and will continue till 5 pm and the votes will be counted on August 24.Elaborate arrangements have been made for the poll, the state Chief Electoral Officer Bhanwar Lal said.

The Legislative Assembly elections in AP are scheduled to be held next year along with General Elections.