Visakhapatnam, July 17
Akkaramani Vijayanirmala has been nominated as the Chairperson of the Visakhapatnam Metro Regional Development Authority (VMRDA).
Belonging to the Yadava community, Ms. Vijayanirmala lost the election from the Visakha East constituency in the general election held in 2019. The YSRCP had finalised her candidature from the constituency denying the party ticket to Vamsikrishna Srinivasa Yadav, strong contestant for the seat.
Ms. Vijayanirmala lost to Velagapudi Ramakrishnababu of TDP.
Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao, who had succumbed to corona virus, was the first Chairman of the VMRDA.