PRP chief Chiranjeevi, who announced the first list of candidates sharp at 9.27 am on Friday, the auspicious time set by his astrologers, said both his brothers Pavan Kalyan and Naga Babu would not be contesting the elections.
Some prominent names in the first list include T Devender Goud from Malkajgiri parliamentary constituency and Bhuma Nagi Reddy from Allagadda, E Peddi Reddy (Husnabad), Kala Venkat Rao from Etcherla and B Veda Vyas from Machilipatnam (all assembly constituencies).
The other Lok Sabha candidates are Fatima Begum (Hyderabad), M Naga Rao (Adilabad-ST), V Rajender (Karimnagar-OC), Shivakumar Lingayat (Zaheerabad-BC), D T Nayak (Mahabubabad-ST), Dr Rajmouli (Warangal-SC), M Simhachalam (Araku-ST) and V Kalyani (Srikakulam-BC).
The names of assembly candidates in Ranga Reddy are C Kanaka Reddy (Malkajgiri), K Venkatesh Goud (Kukataplly-BC), A Narendra (Uppal-BC), Sama Ranga Reddy (L B Nagar), A V N Reddy (Maheswaram) and Sama Rajpal Reddy (Rajendranagar).
The candidates in Hyderabad are Karate Raju (Malakpet-BC), G Srinivas Goud (Amberpet-BC), Syed Humayun (Jubilee Hills), P L Mahendar (Sanathnagar-BC), Md Feroze Khan (Nampally), V Venkata Krishna (Karwan-BC), Mir Yousuf Ali (Charminar), N Ravikumar (Secunderbad cantonment-SC) and Raju Yadav (Chandrayangutta-BC).