After dillydallying the ruling Tdp fielded 126 MLA candidates across AP for upcoming poll battle. The AP CM Chandrababu Naidu convened a press meet on Thursday night and released the list of 126 MLA contestants.
According to the list, 18 out of 24 cabinet ministers got MLA tickets again. CBN's son Nara Lokesh will be contesting from Mangalagiri constituency while speaker Kodela Siva Prasada Rao has been roped in for Sattenapalle constituency.
AP's deputy CM Nimmakayala Chinarajappa will be competing from Peddapuram constituency again while another deputy CM KE Krishnamurthy opted out of elections along with Paritala Sunitha this time.