The Election Commission of India has announced by-election schedule for the Tirupati assembly constituency in Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh. The by-election for this constituency will be held on February 13th and the counting will happen on 16th.
Tirupati constituency is going for by – election due to the death of Telugu Desam Party legislator, Venkataramana. M.Venkata Ramana has passed away recently at Apollo hospital after suffering heart stroke.
The schedule was announced along with election schedule of Delhi a short while ago.This is the third bi election with in last eight months.Earlier two times elections were happened due to death of YSRCP leadwer Shoba Nagireddy and Nandigama MLA Prabhakar. The by-poll to the tirupati seat is expected to be unanimous as the main parties like YCP and Congress may opt out of fielding candidates.