Telangana MLC Election Result: BJP-backed Candidate AVN Reddy Wins from Mahabunagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers’ Constituency
Telangana MLC Election Result: Bharatiya Janata Party-backed candidate, A Venkat Narayana Reddy, has won Mahabunagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers' MLC election after the elimination of other candidates.
Telangana MLC Election Result: BJP-backed candidate A Venkat Narayana Reddy won the Mahabubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers’ constituency seat of the Telangana Legislative Council on Friday. Reddy secured 13,436 votes, crossing the required quota of 12,709 ballots to emerge victorious. He was declared elected after 21 rounds of counting, defeating his nearest rival G. Chennakesava Reddy of the PRTU.
AVN Reddy had contested as the candidate of the BJP-affiliated teachers’ union. According to returning officer Priyanka Ala, a total of 25,868 votes were polled, and a candidate needed to secure 12,709 votes to be declared the winner. As no candidate secured more than 50 per cent of first preference votes, counting of second preference votes was taken up.
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Out of total 21 candidates, 19 were eliminated when the counting was stopped on Thursday night when AVN Reddy was leading by 943 votes over Chennakesava Reddy.
The polling for the Mahabubnagar-Rangareddy-Hyderabad Teachers Constituency was held on March 13, with about 29,720 voters enrolled spread over nine districts in the constituency. The poll percentage recorded was 90.40 per cent.
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