YSR Congress general secretary K Shiva Kumar filed a petition in the Hyderabad High Court seeking action against actor cum politician Nadamuri Balakrishna for distributing money to voters during the Nandyal bypoll campaign.
It may be recalled that Telugu Desham Party MLA Balakrishna who is campaigning in Nandyal was allegedly found doling out cash to voters. Two photos went viral on social media in which the actor can be seen handing over Rs 100 notes to the people.
The petitioner informed the court despite filing a complaint with the Election Commission along with proofs against the Hindupur TDP MLA, the EC failed to initiate action. He requested the court to direct the EC to take action against Balakrishna.
The YSRCP MLA urged action against the actor a per the provisions of the Peoples Representation Act and Indian Penal code.