On Sunday, Manchu Vishnu elected as the new President of Movie Artists Association (MAA) after defeating Prakash Raj by a huge margin in the recently concluded election. Manchu Vishnu, the son of veteran actor Mohan Babu, defeated Prakash Raj by 106 votes.MAA election officer Krishna Mohan announced the poll results on Sunday night. Vishnu polled 380 votes whereas Prakash Raj secured 274 votes.
We have already reported that Prakash Raj has resigned from the Maa association. Prakash Raj also messaged Manchu Vishnu about this and Vishnu shared a snapshot of their personal chat. In the chat Prakash Raj sent his wishes to Manchu Vishnu all the best. Prakash Raj also revealed that he is resigning from MAA association but he will support as non member.
On the other side, Manchu Vishnu requested Prakash Raj to not take this decisions and think about his resignation once again.
68 percent polling was recorded yesterday, which was the highest in the history of the MAA. Out of 925 members of MAA, 883 were eligible to cast their votes, of which 605 members have turned up to vote for the 26 member body comprising the President, two Vice Presidents, General Secretary, Executive Vice President, two Joint Secretaries, Treasurer and eighteen Executive Committee members.