Coastal Andhra Pradesh picks Chandrababu Naidu, Seemandhra chooses Jaganmohan

DC CORRESPONDENT
Published May 17, 2014, 2:56 pm IST
Updated Apr 1, 2019, 7:40 am IST
YSR Congress registered victories from Prakasam up to Kurnool barring Anantapur
Chandrababu Naidu and Jaganmohan Reddy (Photo: DC archives)
 Chandrababu Naidu and Jaganmohan Reddy (Photo: DC archives)

Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam-BJP combine bagged majority of Assembly seats in eight districts of Seemandhra whereas YSR Congress got majority of the seats in five districts. The victory of the TD-BJP alliance resembled a wave right from Srikakulam up to Guntur which accounts for 101 Assembly seats. Out of these seats, the alliance bagged 77 seats which was just 10 seats short of the absolute majority in the House, whereas YSR Congress managed to win in only 24 seats.

In West Godavari district, the alliance swept all the 15 Assembly seats preventing the YSR Congress from registering a single victory. In the neighbouring East Godavari district, the Telugu Desam-BJP combine won 14 seats while the YSR Congress got only five.

 

In Visakhapatnam, the alliance led by TD won 11 seats against the YSRC’s four. In Vizianagaram, the TD won six and YSR Congress got only three. In Srikakulam district, the TD won seven and YSRC had to content with three. In Krishna district, the TD combine won 12 seats whereas YSRC won four. Similarly, in Guntur district, the TD bagged 12 seats against five bagged by the YSRC.

However, the YSR Congress registered victories from Prakasam up to Kurnool barring Anantapur and got majority in all districts against the TD alliance. YSRC won eight out of 14 Assembly seats in Chittoor district, from where the TD chief N. Chandrababu Naidu hails.

 

Prakasam, Nellore, Chittoor, Anantapur, Kurnool, Kadapa account for 74 Assembly seats out of which YSR Congress got 43 and TD combine got 30 and one Independent won from Chirala. Kadapa, the native district of Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, contributed nine seats to the party and only one went to the TD.

Similarly, in Kurnool, out of 14 Assembly seats, YSRC got 11 and remaining went to Telugu Desam. In Nellore, YSRC got 7 out of 10 leaving the rest to TD. In Prakasam YSRC got six and TD got 5.

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Location: Andhra Pradesh




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