Jana Reddy offers prayers before filing nomination for Nagarjunasagar by-election
Former minister and Congress leader Jana Reddy offered prayers at Satyanarayana Swamy temple in Nagarajunasagar town on Tuesday before filing nomination for by-election to the Nagarajunasagar Assembly constituency. He would submit his nomination papers to the Returning Officer at Nidamanuru mandal headquarters. Nomula Bhagat Kumar, son of deceased Nagarajunasagar legislator Narsimhaiah is contesting on the TRS symbol while the BJP has decided to field Dr Panugothu Ravi Kumar, an ST candidate. There are significant number of Tribal votes in the constituency. A triangular contest is expected between the TRS, Congress and BJP for by-election.