Leads from 175 Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats show the YSR Congress Party is heading for a landslide victory. The party is expected to win anywhere above 150 seats in the Assembly and at least 24 seats in Parliament.
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The grievance vote is the anti-incumbency vote where the voter wants to throw out the incumbent government and the gratitude vote where the voter wants to show his gratitude for some benefit that he has received. Which vote was it in Andhra Pradesh?
In comparison, Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan's campaign song has slightly over 1 million views despite his party YouTube channel having close to seven hundred thousand subscribers. The song Pada Pada was launched five months ago.
In 2014, the YSRCP’s Kothapalli Geetha had won the seat, but she later resigned and floated her own party. In the Assembly elections held simultaneously, of the seven segments falling under the Araku Lok Sabha constituency, the YSRCP had won six and the TDP Parvathipuram.