Nandyal Assembly constituency is witnessing fast changing political developments after NMD Farooq assumed charge as minister in Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's government. Farooq has eyed to contest from Nandyal assembly by weakening the leadership of senior leader SPY Reddy and also the local MLA Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy. The minority leader was representing the constituency earlier.
It is learnt that Farooq shown his domination by arresting the Reddy 's followers by registering land grabbing cases recently. The two Reddy leaders also brought to the notice of Chandrababu the domination of the minister but the CM did not take any steps to stop the cold war between the two groups.