Addressing a press conference Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath informed that Andhra Pradesh stands on top in seizure of unaccounted cash since the issue of notification. About Rs 105 crore have been seized by the authorities he said.
Though Kiran was expected to file his nomination from his home turf Piler Assembly constituency in Chittoor district today, he opted out at the last minute and instead fielded his younger brother Kishore Kumar Reddy as the JSP candidate.
A union minister, a former top cop, a bureaucrat-turned-politician and an educationist are locked in a multi-cornered contest in Malkajgiri, one of India's biggest Lok Sabha constituencies with nearly three million voters.
It is the rivalry between the sisters ' D Purandeshwari and N Bhuvaneshwari ' that is hurting the alliance. The TDP wants Purandeshwari to be replaced in Rajampet, besides changing Narsapuram candidate Gokaraju Ganga Raju.