Out of the 85 posts of vice-chairperson and deputy mayor of municipality and Nagar panchayats for which polls took place on Friday, 48 went to people belonging to BCs, SCs and STs.
Abhinay Reddy thanked Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his father Karunakar Reddy for giving him an opportunity to perform as the Deputy Mayor.
The party senior leader and Rajya Sabha member V Vijayasai Reddy said that they would raise voice against Telangana's whimsical attitude in depriving Andhra its fair share of Krishna river water.
As the police did not allow him to proceed, Udaya Bhanu took a country boat to reach the project site where security was beefed up in view of the MLA's visit.
Though TDP leaders were securing temporary stay on land encroachment cases, they cannot escape from punishment, he said and added that they will not spare anyone who encroaches the government lands.
A few YSR Congress Party local leaders created panic by holding swords and shouting near the Mummidivaram police station Tuesday midnight.
Since the formation of AP Legislative Council in 1958, almost 30 MLCs were elected from Kadapa district and this is for the first time that a person from the Yadav community was given an opportunity.
The Anna YSR Congress Party, in its plea, had opposed the use of acronym YSR Congress Party in the letterheads of the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh.
Around 7.80 percent of polling was registered on an average in the seven Assembly segments in the Lok Sabha constituency till 9 am.
The MP said that the state government had exempted the temples, including the TTD, from taxation.
Earlier, speaking on the Bill in the upper house, Vijayasai Reddy said the YSRC was totally against the privatisation of the navaratna steel plant.
Congress MLA T Jayaprakash Reddy on Wednesday alleged that YS Sharmila’s decision to float a party was a BJP ploy to prevent Congress coming into power in the next general election.
Meanwhile, when TDP flags were found at the YSRC office, the activists of both parties almost came to blows.
He alleged that some government decisions went on undermining the constitutional institutions like the State Election Commission and is continuing political harassment against the Opposition.
He said that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has made changes in the law to make local elections more transparent and initiated radical and positive changes in the State.