Visakhapatnam is one of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies in Andhra Pradesh and has traditionally sided with Congress with a few wins in between for the TDP.
The first phase of voting in Visakhapatnam – one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies of Andhra Pradesh where polling was held - ended on April 11. The fate of 14 candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared. The total voter turnout recorded in Andhra Pradesh was 76.69 per cent.
Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
|SL. NO.||Candidate Name||Party Name|
|1||DAGGUBATI PURANDESWARI||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|2||BHARAT MATHUKUMILLI||Telugu Desam|
|3||PEDADA. RAMANIKUMARI||Indian National Congress|
|4||M V V SATYANARAYANA||Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party|
|5||GEORGE BANGARI||Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi|
|6||B. JAYA VENU GOPAL||Pyramid Party of India|
|7||V.V. LAKSHMI NARAYANA||Janasena Party|
|9||R. UDAYA GOWRI||Independent|
|14||PULAPAKA RAJA SEKHAR||Independent|
The traditional rivalry between Kamma and Kapu could once again decide the fate of candidates in this constituency even as TDP and Congress appear determined to fashion a win for themselves. The polling will be done in the first phase on April 11, 2019 and the result will be out on May 23, 2019