Telangana former MLA to contest in AP


Hyderabad: The unscientific division of few Mandals in Bhadrachalam Assembly constituency has created a unique situation for the voters after bifurcation of united AP. Mandals to be submerged under Polavaram project have been included in East Godavari district from Bhadrachalam constituency. Former MLA from CPM party Sunnam Rajaih is expected to contest in Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. Rajaiah in 2014 elections won as Bhadrachalam MLA on CPM ticket.

Since formation of Telangana state in June 2, 2014, Rajaiah represented to few Mandals in Bhadarachalm Assembly constituency as seven Mandals have been included in East Godavari district as part of the Polavaram project. Rajaiah was coordinating both the Telugu states pertaining to sum-merged Mandals in East Godavari and existing Bhadrachalam constituency.

Jana Sena chief is reportedly assuring support to Rajaiah. With this, Rajaiah’s nomination from Rampachodavaram Assembly constituency is almost finalised. Jana Sena has already announced that it would allocate two seats to Left parties in East Godavari. Apart from Rajaiah, another CPM candidate Tatipaka Madhu may contest from Gannavaram constituency.

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