Amaravati:Allocation of tickets in the Telugu Desam Party has irked many senior leaders in the party, as they are seen making rounds around the Chief Ministers residence. It is pointed out that the BC leaders tickets are pending.
TDP leader of Nellimarla constituency Pathivada Narayana Swamy said that Chandrababu Naidu has kept the BC candidates seats in pending. He expressed his dissastifaction over the allotment process as he has been making rounds since the past five days around the residence of Chandrababu. Narayana Swamy is a senior politician and an eight-time MLA.
He observed that Chandrababu is not even considering my age, that is 80 years.
It is learned that Narayana Swamy could get the ticket from Nellimarla but Bhogapuram MMP Karrothu Bangaru Raju and founder of Anand foundation Anand Kumar are objecting it. Narayana Swamy is also expecting a ticket for his son Appala Naidu, it is learnt.
Another BC women leader Meesala Geetha ticket is also pending. She criticized that the party tickets have been allocated to the leaders facing corruption charges and leaders from the Raju community.
Geetha pointed out that MP Ashok Gajapathi Raju was objecting her name as the candidate because he is seeking the same Vizianagaram Assembly ticket for his daughter Aditi. BC leaders are complaining that Chandrababu is not offering tickets to a single BC woman.