Monday, October 9, 2017
The Bharatiya Janata Party has appointed observers for Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh for the upcoming 2019 general elections.
The appointment of observers can be seen as a move to strengthen the party in the State by the party president Amit Shaw. Speaking at a media conference on the sidelines of party State core committee meeting, BJP State president K.Haribabu said that the party appointed observers to 15 Lok Sabha constituencies to strengthen the party.
The observers appointed are Muralidhar Rao appointed as an observer for Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Amalapuram and Kakinada. R.K.Singh for Amalapuram, Rajamahendravaram, Narasaraopet, Bapatla, Machilipatnam. Vinod Tawde for Chittoor, Tirupati, Hindupur and Anantapur.
Haribabu said that that the AP State government has been trying to appropriate welfare schemes launched by Prime Minister Modi could cause some ripples. He said that in federal structure it is usual that the State get all the credit being the delivery agents. Citing an example, he said that the Chandranna Bhima Scheme is the combination of Pradhana Mantri Jeevana Suraksha Yojana, Aam Aadmi Jeevana Bhima that entails an insurance cover of Rs.2 lakh for a premium of just Rs.330, he said.