Until the last round, YCP Candidate Alla Ramakrishna Reddy and TDP Candidate Nara Lokesh had competed so well. In the end, Sitting MLA Alla emerged victorious with a majority of 5,200 votes.
Post the defeat, Nara Lokesh issued a statement: 'Congratulations to Alla Ramakrishna Reddy who got elected as Mangalagiri MLA. Thankful to all those who voted for Me, TDP Leaders and Workers who worked for My Victory. Thanks to all those who supported Me. Can't forget the cooperation of Media. People of Mangalagiri stood as inspiration by ensuring the polling happened in a peaceful manner. I am respecting the people's mandate. Will be accessible to the party leaders and cadre in the constituency. I would do my bit for the development of Mangalagiri. Will stay with the people and fight on people's issues'.
Alla Ramakrishna Reddy has got a good reputation in Mangalagiri Constituency. Inspite of lack of cooperation from TDP Government, He supplied food to people for a nominal price of Rs 4 and took measures to help the farmers. The spirited fight for Sadavarthi Lands Auction made him what he is Today.