Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu

Will begin poll campaign after Tirupati Darshan: Chandrababu Naidu

ANI | Updated: Mar 10, 2019 23:50 IST

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 10 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday announced that he will begin his poll campaign after offering prayers at Tirupati temple.
“At first, I will go to Tirupati for 'darshan', and then I will start campaigning. Before the war, I will have to make my soldiers ready,” the Telugu Desam Party chief said.
“We are ready for the elections. The TDP government in the state successfully implemented several welfare programmes and strived hard for the development of the state in all sectors, despite the state's bifurcation problems,” he said.
He further termed the ensuring General Elections as a test to protect the self- respect of the people in Andhra Pradesh.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government failed to fulfill the promise of according a special category status to Andhra Pradesh," he said.
The Chief Minister said that though Andhra Pradesh has a right to rule from Hyderabad, he came to the state for its development. “The state government successfully completed the construction of secretariat in nine months.”
The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced the schedule for the 17th Lok Sabha election, which will be held in seven phases beginning April 11. The final phase of voting will take place on May 19. The counting of votes will be done on May 23.  (ANI)