Telangana: AVN Reddy won with more than 13 thousand vote value with support of BJP in M-R-H Teachers Constituency
AVN Reddy won the Mahbubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers Constituency by over 13 thousand vote value by eliminating 20 other candidates. Speaking on the occasion, he thanked all those who contributed to his victory.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-backed candidate AVN Reddy on Friday won the Mahabubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers’ Member of Legislative Council (MLC) seat in Telangana.
After 21 rounds of counting, AVN Reddy secured 13,436 votes, crossing the required quota of 12,709 votes to emerge victorious.
Earlier, GHMC additional commissioner (Legal) and returning officer Priyanka Ala explaining the process stated that a total of 25,868 votes were polled, and a candidate needs to secure 12,709 votes to be declared the winner. Elimination of candidates will take place until one of them reaches the derived quota, she said.
Until 8 pm on the day of the counting, AVN Reddy was leading by 943 votes over PRTU candidate Chennakesava Reddy. The BJP-backed candidate received 7,584 votes, followed by G Chenna Keshava Reddy with 6,641 votes and Papannagari Manik Reddy with 4,644 votes.
Meanwhile, Three BRS candidates elected unopposed to Telangana Legislative Council
In Telangana, all three candidates of the ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) have been elected unopposed to the Legislative Council under the MLAs quota.
D. Srinivas, K. Naveen Kumar and Ch. Venkatarami Reddy were elected, as no other candidate was in the fray.
Naveen Kumar has been elected to the upper house of the Telangana state legislature for a second term, while other two candidates have been elected to the upper house for the first time.
Poet and singer Srinivas was earlier working as Officer on Special Duty in the Chief Minister’s Office. Venkatarami Reddy is a former MLA.