Rajahmundry and Tirupathi TDP MP candidates finalised :
Actor Politician MP Murali Mohan’s daughter-in-law Maganti Roopa will contest from Rajahmundry MP seat. She is finalised after her father-in-law Murali Mohan has expressed his unwillingness to contest in politics. TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu has approved Roopa’s candidature after holding long discussions with Murali Mohan leaders from Rajahmundry constituency.
CBN has also finalised former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Panabaka Lakshmi’s candidature from Tirupati Lok Sabha constituency. She will join the TDP along with her husband Panabaka Krishnaiah. Her name was first considered for the Bapatla segment but it was changed later.
Panabaka Krishnaiah has met Chandrababu Naidu at Undavalli camp office and asked for Sullurupeta assembly ticket for him as well. Sullurupeta falls in Tirupati Lok Sabha constituency. Hailing from Gudur assembly constituency, the Panabaka pair have got good contacts with local leaders in Sarvepalli, Gudur, Sullurupeta and Venkatagiri segments which is under Tirupati parliamentary constituency.