VISAKHAPATNAM: Though the party leadership has still not announced his candidature, Congress MLA Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao began his campaign from the Visakhapatnam South constituency. His counterparts in the erstwhile Visakhapatnam Two and Pendurthy Assembly constituencies, S. Ranga Raju and T. Gurumurthy Reddy, are still waiting for clearance of their names. Mr. Srinivasa Rao won the by election from Visakhapatnam One constituency after his father Dronamraju Satyanarayana who represented it died.
On Tuesday, accompanied by corportors and former corporators, he campaigned at Ootagedda falling in Ward 19. He enquired from people on timely receipt of old-age pension. Some people complained about not receiving Arogyasri identity cards and irregular water supply. An RTC bus driver and a conductor greeted him near Century Club and recalled that they had met him at the same place during the last election too. Mr. Srinivasa Rao went into the houses of some well to do families during his campaign to seek votes.