Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: The BJP on Thursday released a list of 22 candidates for the GVMC election scheduled for February 19. According to city president P.V. Narayana Rao, former corporators Kona Ramakrishna (Ward 22), Buddha Lakshminarayana (Ward 30) and Bulusu Jagadish (Ward 31) have been re-nominated.

Selection criterion

He said candidates with winning chances were selected after considering the suggestions of party leaders K. Haribabu, P.V. Chalapathi Rao, D.V. Subba Rao and B. Rangamohana Rao. The following is the list of other nominees: Ch. Rama Rao (Ward no. 2); Vaida Narayana Rao (3); Koneti Raghavacharyulu (4); Alluri Rajendra Prasad (6); D. Sulochana Reddy (10); Nambala Sanjeeva Reddy (11); Madeti Rambhai (12); Palla Lakshmi (20); Vasupalli Rama Rao (24); Kurada Pavani (28); Malla Venkata Rao (32); V. Kanna Rao (36); P. Harikrishna (39); Killi Nirmala (41); GC Naidu (42); Kasapu Nookaratnam (44); Bogavalli Nageswara Rao (45); Saragadam Pathni Rao (48) and Panchadarla Appala Raju (49).