In an incident of violence between the parties, MLA and Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasad Rao and his gunman were attacked during the polling of the 1 phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.
TDP alleged that the YSRCP workers were behind the attack. The incident was happened during the polling at Sattenapalli Assembly constituency in Guntur district. Kodela's shirt was reportedly torn by the attackers at a polling centre in Yanametla village. Mobile visuals showed that he was collapsed soon after the attack.