HYDERABAD: The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) swept the municipal elections, capturing power in over 100 out of 120 municipalities and seven out of nine municipal corporations on Saturday. KCR’s party secured majority in over 100 municipalities by winning over 1557 seats.
According to Telangana State Election Commission’s website, of the total 3535 seats, results of 2933 have been declared and TRS has so far won 1665 seats, followed by Congress-560, BJP-291, Independents-245, AIMIM-86, CPI-19, CPM-10, and TDP-8.
Celebrations broke out at TRS headquarters Telangana Bhavan here. Party cadres distributed sweets and burst crackers. Hailing his party’s win, TRS president and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said the win was not an ordinary one as t has consistently won peoples mandate, beginning with the December 2018 assembly elections.
He hit out at the opposition parties for their allegations that TRS won the polls by using money power and misusing official machinery. TRS working president KT Rama Rao, the Chief Minister’s son, said the massive victory was the peoples’ endorsement of the welfare and development programmes.
The opposition Congress and BJP attacked the TRS for alleged distribution of money misuse of official machinery. Congress MP A Revanth Reddy alleged that false cases were foisted on party leaders.
The party was not disappointed with the results and would continue to fight on behalf of people, he said. State BJP president K Laxman said it is only the BJP which can effectively take on TRS in Telangana and the results have proved that his party has a bright future in the state.
The ULB polls have become the costliest elections in the country, he claimed, adding that TRS candidates had spent over Rs one crore in each ward.
Earlier in the day, the counting of votes in the Municipal elections held in Telangana on January 22 began at 8:00 am. The total municipal wards in the 129 ULBs are 2,727 while there are 325 divisions in the nine municipal corporations.
Here’s how it happened:
Telengana: Nizamabad Corporation:(30/60)
BJP on lead
Telengana: Meerpet Corporation(46/46):
Telangana State Minister Harish Rao Thanneeru congratulated the party on massive win says, “Telangana people have once again proved that the TRS is their choice for any election. TRS was the dominant force in the municipal elections. Congratulations to the Chief Minister KCR and Working President KTR.”
Telangana: Total municipal wards(2727)
Yet to be declared:150
25 January 2020, 15:15 PM
3. Meerpet( )
4. Jawaharnagar(TRS won)
5. Nizampet(TRS won)
6. Nizamabad( )
7. Bandlaguda Jagir(TRS won)
8. Peerjadhiguda(TRS won)
9. Boduppal(TRS won)
TRS chief K Chandrashekar Rao to address media at 3 pm in Telangana Bhavan.
As per recent trends, TRS is leading in 110 municipalities and nine municipal corporations.
Hyderabad municipal corporation election results – AIMIM wins in 1 ward in GHMC municipality.
Name Of The District Name Of The Municipality/Corporation No. Of Wards BJP CPI CPM INC AIMIM TRS TDP YSRCP Other Registered Parties With TSEC Independents Total Results Declared
Hyderabad GHMC 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
150 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
25 January 2020, 11:48 AM
TRS wins 620 wards, Congress 170 and BJP 80 so far in Telangana municipal elections
TRS won 11 divisions from Parakal municipality and 4 divisions in Sircilla municipality
Over 10,000 personnel have been deployed for counting of votes in Telangana
The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) on January 23 had ordered re-polling in three booths in Mahbubnagar, Nizamabad and Kamareddy districts which were held on Friday January 24.
AIMIM candidate won three divisions from Bhainsa Municipality in Nirmal district.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) candidate emerged victorious from Alampur Municipality.
Counting of votes in the Municipal elections held in Telangana begins.
The TRS bagged all 32 Zilla Parishads in the rural local body elections held last year and the party is hopeful of continuing its impressive performance in the municipal polls, according to TRS sources.
Election to the Karimnagar Municipal Corporation was held peacefully on Friday (Jan 24) with an estimated 62% of voters exercising their franchise
The election to the Karimnagar Municipal Corporation was not held on January 22 due to court cases regarding the poll.
The percentage of polling registered in municipal corporations was 58.83%.
Polling for 120 municipalities and nine corporations in the state, except Karimnagar Municipal Corporation, was held amid tight security on January 22 and 74.40 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the municipalities.