Telangana MLC Elections (Local Body Quota) Peaceful
Elections for three MLC seats (undivided Ranga Reddy, Warangal and Nalgonda districts) under the local bodies quota in Telangana were held peacefully today.
Hyderabad | 31st May 2019
Elections for three MLC seats (undivided Ranga Reddy, Warangal and Nalgonda districts) under the local bodies quota in Telangana were held peacefully today, and the results are to be declared on June 3.
The only minor incident was TRS and Congress activists shouting slogans in Nalgonda - the followers of TRS leader K Bhupal Reddy and Congress leader Komatireddy Venkat Reddy resorted to shouting slogans against each other. The police stopped them before things could escalate.
The elections were conducted in 25 polling stations, and 2,799 electors participated in the voting process. The voting began at 8 am and continued till 4 pm. By 2 pm the poll percentage was already at 96.67%.
In the undivided Ranga Reddy district, former minister and TRS leader P Mahender Reddy, and Congress leader K Prathap Reddy are in the fray. The officials set up eight polling stations for 811 electors in its purview.
1,086 electors cast their votes in Nalgonda district. TRS leader T Chinnapu Reddy, and the Congress' Lakshmi, the wife of Komatireddy Venkat Reddy, are in poll fray.
G Jagadish Reddy, MP Uttam Kumar Reddy, MP Lingaiah Yadav and MLA P Shekhar Reddy cast their votes in Nalgonda district.
In the undivided Warangal district, 902 voters participated in the elections in 10 polling stations. While five are in the fray, the TRS has fielded P Srinivas Reddy, and the Congress, I Venkatram Reddy (the three others are independents). MPs P Dayakar and B Prakash, and TRS leader Kadiam Srihari also exercised their franchise.
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