The Visakhapatnam parliamentary seat has become a hot seat for all political parties in AP. Political leaders are vying to contest from Visakhapatnam, the largest city in the state. The Visakhapatnam MP seat has also become prestigious for the winning parties. The main parties YSRCP and TDP are preparing for a war to decide whether they will die in this seat. Some other leaders are also preparing to contest from here. The ruling party YSRCP has already announced an MP candidate from this seat. Minister Botsa Satyanarayana’s wife from Vizianagaram is contesting from Visakhapatnam. Earlier, Botsa Jhansi was elected as bobbili MP. However, this time she is stepping into Visakhapatnam. Botsa Satyanarayana also has large scale businesses in Visakhapatnam. As the Visakhapatnam MP seat was crucial for the YSRCP, it unexpectedly announced local BC women.
With the recently changing equations in the state, if the BJP forms an alliance with the TDP, it is being speculated that the Kamalam party will be allotted the Visakhapatnam MP seat. Tdp and Jana Sena have a strong vote bank here. Bjp state president Purandeswari is all set to contest from Visakhapatnam. According to reports, Purandeswari is planning to contest from Visakhapatnam once again as she has served as an MP and union minister in the past. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao is campaigning that the Visakhapatnam seat belongs to him. Recently, a big event was also organized in the name of Sankranthi celebrations. An attempt was made to attract crowds with the Republic Day celebrations. Another BJP leader CM Ramesh is also said to be eyeing the Visakhapatnam MP seat. With his rajya sabha term coming to an end soon, cm Ramesh is reportedly making efforts to contest from Visakhapatnam seat.
As part of the alliance, tdp will announce its candidate from Visakhapatnam parliamentary constituency. Sreebharath, the head of Gitam Educational Institutions, has been planning to enter the field for a long time. On the other hand, Praja Santhi Party leader KA Paul is also eyeing the Visakhapatnam parliamentary seat. Jd Lakshminarayana, who recently launched a new party, is also said to be making efforts to contest as visakhapatnam MP on behalf of Jai Bharat Party. Jd Lakshminarayana, who had earlier contested as Visakhapatnam MP on behalf of Jana Sena, lost. On the other hand, there is no clarity on the Congress candidate yet. Party president YS Sharmila has also taken the Visakhapatnam MP seat as a prestige issue. The Congress is also hoping to field a strong man as it has a vote bank in Visakhapatnam.
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