Visakhapatnam candidates reveal their poll expenditure

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Several candidates, who contested the polls from Visakhapatnam, have reported their poll expenditure. Including the expenses incurred on advertisements, vehicles, fuel, lunches, tiffins, beverages, rallies, photos, wall posters and other promotional material among others. As per the figures reported, all the contestants were well within their upper expenditure limit.

Going by the expenditures registered by the candidates in Visakhapatnam, Telugu Desam Party’s candidate from Visakhapatnam North, Ganta Srinivasa Rao reported the highest expenditure of Rs 23.19 lakhs while Janasena Party’s candidate from the same constituency, Pasupuleti Usha Kiran, reported the least amount of Rs 57,950. Janasena Party Chief, who contested from Gajuwaka, reported a poll expenditure of Rs 8,39,790.

Here is the poll expenditure of the candidates from several constituencies in Visakhapatnam.

Visakhapatnam North

Ganta Srinivasa Rao- Rs 23,19,325

KK Raju (YSRCP)- Rs 2,43,711 (up to 4 April)

Pasupuleti Usha Kiran (Janasena Party)- Rs 57,950

Visakhapatnam South

Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar (TDP)- Rs 16,42,284

Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao (YSRCP)- Rs 12,87,481

Gampala Giridhar (Janasena)- Rs 9,56,483

Visakhapatnam East

Velagapudi Ramakrishna Babu (TDP)- Rs 8,67,726

Akkaramani Vijaya Nirmala (YSRCP)- Rs 7,65,165

Kona Tata Rao (Janasena)- Rs 6,22,508

Visakhapatnam West

Malla Vijayprasad (YSRCP)- Rs 14,74,843

Gana Babu (TDP)- Rs 9,51,297


Palla Srinivasa Rao (TDP)- Rs 10,11,445

Pawan Kalyan (Janasena)- Rs 8,39,790


Bandaru Satyanarayana (TDP)- Rs 15,15,337

Adeep Raj (YSRCP)- Rs 11,41,822

Venkataramayya (Janasena)- Rs 8,34,838


Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao (YSRCP)- Rs 12,88,392

Sabbam Hari (TDP)- Rs 11,18,617

Panchakarla Sandeep (Janasena)- Rs 4,66,930

Visakhapatnam Lok Sabha Constituency

M Sri Bharat (TDP)- Rs 34,55,889

VV Lakshmi Narayana (Janasena)- Rs 24,24,220

MVV Satyanarayana (YSRCP)- Rs 17,46,746

D Purandeswari (BJP)- Rs 15,61,772

On the other hand, the reports submitted by teams maintaining shadow registers point towards an increased election expenditure this year. It has been reported that a few of the candidates are also being notified in this regard.


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