Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Will TRS Retain Power in Sangareddy Against Congress, BJP?

The voting for Sangareddy Assembly constituency will be held on December 7. It is one of the 119-Assembly seats in Telangana. The winner of Sangareddy Assembly constituency will be announced on December 11.

Published: November 27, 2018 10:01 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Rini Sharma

Telangana Assembly Election 2018: Will TRS Retain Power in Sangareddy Against Congress, BJP?

Hyderabad: The voting for Sangareddy Assembly constituency will be held on December 7. It is one of the 119-Assembly seats in Telangana. The winner of Sangareddy Assembly constituency will be announced on December 11. The results for Telangana Assembly Election 2018 will also be announced on the same day, along with four other states – Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Madhya Pradesh.

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Sangareddy Assembly constituency or Sangareddy Vidhan Sabha constituency was won by Telangana Rashtra Samithi’s (TRS) Chinta Prabhakar in 2014 Assembly Elections in the state. He had won it against the Indian National Congress’s (INC) Jayaprakash Reddy T by over 29,000 votes.

In 2014, TRS’s Chinta Prabhakar had gained 82,860 votes while, Congress’s Jayaprakash Reddy T could manage to get only 53,338 votes. In 2009, the seat was won by Jayaprakash Reddy of the Congress. He had gained 41,101 votes against 34,329 secured by Chinta Prabhakar of TDP.

For Telangana Assembly Election 2018, the TRS has fielded Chintha Prabhakar from constituency number 39, Sangareddy. The candidate will face tough contest from Congress’s Jayaprakash Reddy and BJP’s B Rajeswar Rao Deshpande, among others.

The Telangana Assembly was dissolved on September 6, 2018, on the recommendation of the ruling K Chandrasekhar Rao-led TRS government. The decision paved way for early elections in the state. Telangana went to polls earlier in 2014.

The party-wise strength in the 119-member Telangana Legislative Assembly before its dissolution was TRS-82, Congress-17, AIMIM-7, BJP-5, TDP-3, Vacant-2, the CPI, CPI(M), Independent and nominated member (one each).

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Published Date: November 27, 2018 10:01 PM IST