Actor-politician Yuva Ratna Nandamuri Balakrishna fondly called Balayya, who is MLA of Hindupur Assembly constituency will contest again from the same Assembly constituency in the upcoming 2019 general elections. AP CM Chandrababu Naidu has taken the decision regarding Balakrishna.
CBN is meeting leaders district wise and announcing candidates. He met Anantapur TDP leaders and came to conclusion about the candidates from the district.
While MP Nimmala Kishtappa(sitting) is finalized for Ananthapur Lok Sabha, and also confirmed MLA tickets to Parthasarathy Reddy (Penugonda), Palle Raghunath Reddy (Puttaparthi), Varadapuram Suri (Dharmavaram), Veeranna (Madakasira), Paritala Sunitha (Raptadu).
Chandra Babu Naidu also announced Eeli Nani (Tadepalle Gudem) due to caste equations. While Mullapudi Bapiraju (ZP Chairman West Godavari) is a strong and hardworking leader was the initial choice for Tadepalle Gudem, CBN has given him assurance to compensate for his sacrifice and also appreciated for relentless hard work for the party during tough times.