TRS once again proved their mettle in Telangana. Amid all the tension these days, jerks they received and the hurdle they have to jump, Telangana Rashtra Samithi led by KCR once again shown that their party has undisputed in any manner.
The ruling Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) has won the Huzur Nagar by-election with its candidate Shanampuri Saidi Reddy bagging the seat with a record margin of 43,624 votes. TRS candidate Saidi Reddy secured 1,08,004 votes and maintained a clear lead since counting started on Thursday.
As many as 28 candidates were in the fray from the seat. Independent candidate Sapavath Suman came third with 2,693 votes. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s Kota Rama Rao managed to get 2,621 votes, Chava Kiranmai of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) secured 1,827 votes and both of them lost their deposits.
The by poll, the first after last year’s Assembly elections in Telangana, got necessitated due to the resignation of Uttam Kumar Reddy following his election to the Lok Sabha. In the last Assembly election, he had won the seat against Saidy Reddy by a majority of 7,466.