YCP Srikakulam MP Candidate Duvvada Srinivas faced defeat by a slight margin contesting against TDP's Sitting MP Rammohan Naidu. Cross-Voting happened in Dharmana's Assembly Constituency helped TDP Candidate emerge victorious. While both Rammohan Naidu and Dharmana are from Velama Community, Duvvada Srinivas belongs to Kalinga Community.
Dharmana Prasad Rao faced allegations regarding the Revenue Lands issue and Illegal Mining. This could why Jagan choose Dharmana Krishna Das who have a clean image for the ministerial berth. If the Younger One performs exceptionally in the first two-and-a-half years, Elder One will have to give up hope on the spot in the cabinet.