Tangirala Soumya files nomination for Nandigama by-poll
August 22, 2014 - HyderabadVIJAYAWADA:
Tangirala Soumaya daughter of former MLA Tangirala Prabhakara Rao on Friday filed two sets of nominations for the by poll for Nandigama Assembly. She submitted the nomination papers to Returning Officer P Rajani Kantha Rao.
The by-poll was necessitated following the death of Tangirala Prabhakara Rao for the Nandigama Assembly. TDP MPs Konakalla Narayana Rao, Kesineni Srinivas, ZP Chairperson Gadde Anuradha, TDP MLA Sriram Rajagopal accompanied her for filing the nomination. TDP president Nara Chandrababu Naidu finalized her name for the Assembly.
Meanwhile, Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasada met the YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday and sought his cooperation in not fielding any candidate over Tangirala Soumya. Jagan told him that a decision will be taken after consultation in the party.
It may be recalled that the Election Commission on August 16 issued notification for by polls to Medak Lok Sabha and Nandigama (SC) Assembly constituency. . As per the schedule, notification will be issued on August 20, last date for filing nomination papers is August 27, scrutiny of nominations on August 28 and last date for withdrawal of candidatures is August 30. Polling will be held on September 13 and counting of votes will be taken up on September 16.