After almost a week of speculations, discussions, strategies and counter strategies, today being the last day to file nominations, turned out to be a busy day for all parties.
Suresh Prabhu filed his nomination as a representative of BJP from Andhra Pradesh. He was accosted by BJP state President K Hari Babu, Manikyalarao, AP ministers Kamineni Srinivas, MP Gokaraju Gangaraju, BJP leader Kavuri Sambasiva Rao at the time of the nomination.
Sujana Chowdhary and TG Venkates too filed their nomination on behalf od TDP, Andhra Pradesh. They went in a rally from NTR Trust Bhawan along with Nara Rohit, and Ministers Palle Raghunadha Reddy, Bojjalagopalakrishna Reddy and several other MLAs and MLCs stood in support of their candidates.
TRS candidates Captain Laxmikantha Rao and D Srinivas accompanied by ministers Eetela Rajender, Mahender Reddy, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Jogu Ramanna and Padma Rao filed their nominations.
This may be one of the first times when Rajya Sabha elections gained so much focus and much effort went into selecting the right candidates.