TDP retains Tirupati Assembly seat

 The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has retained the Tirupati assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh.

IANS| Updated: Feb 16, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has retained the Tirupati assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh.

M. Suguna of the ruling party won the by-election, defeating her nearest rival R. Sreedevi of the Congress party by over 1.16 lakh votes.

The by-election was necessitated by the death of Suguna`s husband M. Venkatramna.