The ruling Telugu Desam Party candidate from West Rayalaseema Graduate MLC Seat Mr. KJ Reddy has left behind all competitors in the ongoing election campaign.
The statement made by him that he would not take single penny from the state government if elected as the MLC from the seat and would donate all his salary amounting Rs.1.08 crore for the welfare of the unemployed youth of the state has created ripples in the entire Andhra Pradesh. Several political analysts from the state have said that the sensational statement made by Mr. Reddy has endeared him to all the unemployed youth of the state. They have also said that the statement of the TDP candidate is giving sleepless nights to his political rivals in the elections. The statement has also helped Mr. Reddy garner the support of all sections of society. This was evident during the recent nomination submission programme held in Anantapur town. The event saw the participation of not only the state cabinet ministers, MPs, MLAs and other public representatives from the three districts of viz. Kadapa, Kurnool and Anantapur districts of the state but also general public from all sections of society in large numbers. The people have participated in the program voluntarily to express their support to the candidature of Mr. K.J. Reddy. Speaking on his election campaign Mr. Reddy has expressed his utmost satisfaction and said that the various development and welfare programs initiated by the state government led by chief minister of the state Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu would help him in securing a grand victory in the elections. A total of 25 candidates are in the fray from the graduate MLC seat.