17 nominations for Avanigadda assembly by-poll in Andhra Pradesh

A total of 17 candidates have filed nominations for by-poll to the Avanigadda Assembly constituency in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

Updated: Aug 03, 2013, 20:10 PM IST

Machilipatnam: A total of 17 candidates have filed nominations for by-poll to the Avanigadda Assembly constituency in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

It included the nomination of the late TDP leader Ambati Brahmanaiah`s son Amabati Sri Hari Prasad, a TDP candidate.

The death of Ambati Brahmanaiah, a TDP MLA, necessitated the by-election
Others are independents. Other political parties haven`t put up their candidates.

Nine independent candidates filed nominations today, the last day for filing nominations.

The scrutiny of nominations would take place on August 5 and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is August 7. Polling will be held on August 21 and the votes will be counted on August 24.

PTI