In view of the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will kick start his electoral campaign with 'Bus Yatra' from March 16. Reddy is scheduled to begin his 'Bus Yatra' from Idupulapaya district of Andhra Pradesh at 10:26 am on Sunday. He is also expected to announce the list of candidates for the ensuing elections in the state before embarking on the 'Bus Yatra.'
The YSRCP.chief recently concluded his 3,648-km long 'Padayatra' covering 134 assembly constituencies in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh in 341 days. With 175 Assembly seats in the state, the YSRCP.chief is expected to cover remaining 40 seats during the 'Bus Yatra.'
Several noted personalities including comedian Ali and actor Pawan Kalyan have joined the YSRCP. The election to 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats will be held in a single phase on April 11, which will be the first election after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. In the undivided Andhra Pradesh, YSRCP had won 70 seats out of 294 assembly seats and nine seats out of 40 Lok Sabha seats in 2014 election.