TDP President Chandrababu Naidu the other day once again reiterated that the Candidates announcement will begin even before the Schedule of Assembly Elections. Election Commission of India is likely to announce the schedule for the General Elections and AP Assembly Elections by the first week of March. Chandrababu is planning to release the First list of candidates by the end of this month.
The first list is likely not to have any surprises. Chandrababu will announce the list of sittings and Seniors in this list. No new faces are likely to figure in the new list unless they are scions of the seniors who want to opt out of this election. The TDP President already commissioned two surveys – one with a Private Agency and another with the Government Intelligence to Assess the Strength of the candidates