A file photo of Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy. (Source: Official Twitter page of Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy)

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Polls 2019: YSR Congress Set For Overwhelming Win In Andhra Pradesh Assembly Polls

The YSR Congress is set to wrest power in Andhra Pradesh with the party on course to secure a landslide win, leaving the ruling Telugu Desam Party way behind in the assembly elections. The YSRC Legislature Party will meet on May 25 to formally elect its chief Jaganmohan Reddy as leader, party sources said. Reddy will take oath as Chief Minister in the temple-town of Tirupati on May 30, the sources said.

The YSRC is on course to secure a landslide win in the assembly elections as the latest trends show it is leading in over 150 seats out of the total 175 in the State. The party is leading in 23 Lok Sabha seats, while the TDP in two.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao called Reddy over phone and congratulated him over the YSRC's thumping win in the general elections. Wishing Reddy all the best, Rao hoped he would lead Andhra Prasedh further on the path of progress.

Several top leaders of the TDP, including many ministers, are on the verge of defeat.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is leading in Kuppam but his son and state IT Minister Nara Lokesh lagging behind by over 8,900 votes in Mangalagiri segment in his first electoral battle.

Jaganmohan Reddy is also leading in Pulivendula assembly segment. State TDP president and minister K Kala Venkata Rao, ministers P Narayana, Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Ganta Srinivasa Rao, K Atchannaidu, K Ravindra, K Srinivasulu, N Amarnatha Reddy, P Pulla Rao, Bhuma Akhila Priya, N Anand Babu, Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao, Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad are trailing by considerable margins to their YSR Congress rivals in their respective constituencies.

Film star and MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna, however, is leading in Hindupur Assembly segment. Jana Sena founder and film star Pawan Kalyan is trailing in the Bhimavaram and Gajuwaka segments he contested.

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