Machilipatnam: No nomination was filed on the first day of submitting papers by candidates on Friday for the August 21 bypoll to Avanigadda Assembly segment in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.
Election Returning Officer G Ravi said the filing of nominations started today and it will be open till August 3. Nominations can be withdrawn on August 7.
No nomination paper was received today, he said. The bypoll has been caused due to the death of the sitting MLA Ambati Brahmanaiah of Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
TDP has announced the candidature of Brahmanaiah`s son Hariprasad from Avanigadda.