Sunday, October 29, 2017
Rajagopal of YSRCP was unanimously elected Chairman of the Jaggayyapeta Municipality.
TDP councillors boycotted the election after the presiding officer and Vijayawada Sub-Collector Hareesh Rao turned down their request to postpone the election. The TDP councillors sought postponement of th election alleging kidnap of two councillors of the party.
The Sub-Collector Harish Rao said that they have conducted the election as per the guidelines of the Election Commission and Rajagopal was elected Chairman of the municipality. Of the total 27 councillors, the YSRCP has 16 councillors.