Vijayawada: Candidates of the main political parties are busy consulting astrologers for auspicious muhurtams to file their nominations. According to them, good time slots are available between March 18 and 25 for filing nominations.
Astrologer P. Gowri-sankar said that for centuries, humans have preferred an appropriate time before starting any venture for the successful completion of the work and to bring happiness and prosperity in their lives. He said that time has the potential to make one either strong or weak as a muhurtam which is fruitful for someone can prove inauspicious to others.
He said that the auspicious muhurtams are from March 18 to 25. He said that auspicious muhurtam is from 11 am to 11.30 am and 4 pm to 5 pm on March 18, 10.30 am to 11.30 am and 2 pm to 5 pm on March 19, 1.30 pm to 3 pm and 4 pm to 5 pm on March 20, from 1.30 pm to 2.45 pm and 4 pm to 5 pm on March 21, 10.15 am to 11 am and 1.30 pm to 2.45 pm on March 22, 10.30 am to 11 am and 4 pm to 5 pm on March 23.
Mr Gowrisankar said that March 24 is a Sunday, hence nominations cannot be filed. He said that on March 25, auspicious muhurtams are from 10 am to 11 am and 1.30 pm to 2 pm.
Vijayawada MP K. Srinivas alias Nani who is contesting again on Telugu Desam ticket, is filing his nomination papers on March 22. Guntur MP Galla Jayadev is also filing his nomination on March 22 on a TD ticket.
AP Assembly Speaker K. Sivaprasada Rao will be contesting again from Sattenapalli on the TD ticket and will file his nomination on March 22. Most aspirants are expected to file nominations from March 22 to March 25 in the auspicious muhurtams.