Vijayawada Central assembly segment has given a surprise result in this election. TDP sitting MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao lost to YCP candidate Malladi Vishnu who got a majority of just 15 votes. There was suspense over this segment till the last minute. In the last round also, there was lot of confusion.
Sometimes, Uma got the lead and in some rounds Vishnu had an edge. In every round, there was a suspense-filled drama in this segment. When the last counting came, Uma got a lead of just a few votes over his rival. But he however lost the seat with YCP emerging final victor.
Vijayawada Central is now the segment with the lowest majority. Analysts said that the YCP had got an edge over Uma before the polling itself as there was stated to be anti-incumbency against the sitting MLA. However, Uma could mobilise his resources and men to put up a strong fight.