Andhra polls: Nara Lokesh’s wife holds roadshow in Mangalagiri

Amravati: Nara Brahmani, wife of Nara Lokesh and daughter-in-law of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu, on Sunday held a roadshow for her husband in Mangalagiri Assembly constituency.

Telugu Desam Party has fielded Nara Lokesh from Mangalagiri constituency.

Brahmani at first visited Mahakali temple at K R Konduru village and offered prayers for her husband’s victory. She also offered prayers at a church.

From there onwards, she met villagers at Penumuli and Chintalapudi and spoke with them for a while.
Brahmani urged people to consider the efforts made by the TDP to develop the state.

It is worth mentioning that Brahmani is a granddaughter of TDP founder N T Rama Rao and daughter of film actor and MLA Balakrishna.

Brahmani, who is an entrepreneur, also works for the well-being of society through NTR Trust.

Lokesh had filed his nomination paper on March 23 to contest from Mangalagiri constituency in Amaravati in the ensuing Assembly polls, while his father N Chandrababu Naidu will contest from Kuppam seat in Chittoor district for the seventh consecutive time.

TDP supported the BJP-led government after 2014 Lok Sabha elections but withdrew the support in March last year over the issue of special status to Andhra Pradesh.

In 2014 assembly elections, Naidu-led TDP won 103 seats and YSR Congress Party bagged 67 seats. BJP had won only four seats and the Congress could not get even a single seat.

Elections to the 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly is scheduled to be held on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.