AP bypolls: TRS wins three more seats; leading in three others

The Telangana Rashtra Samiti won three more seats of Sirpur, Chennur and Mancherial among the 12 Assembly segments in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh where bypolls were held on July 27.

Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010, 15:20 PM IST

Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtra Samiti
(TRS) won three more seats of Sirpur, Chennur and Mancherial
among the 12 Assembly segments in the Telangana region of
Andhra Pradesh where bypolls were held on July 27.

In Mancherial, TRS candidate defeated his nearest TDP
rival by a margin of over 70,000 votes. The TRS candidate
polled 95,311 votes while the TDP nominee secured 17,259
votes.

In Chennur, TRS candidate won by 44,284 votes while
the party candidate was victorious by 14,214 votes in Sirpur.

Earlier, TRS candidates T Harish Rao and K Eeshwar won
from two Assembly constituencies -- Siddipet and Dharmapuri
respectively.

Rao retained Siddipet with a record margin of 95,858
votes whereas his Congress and TDP rivals lost their deposits.
In Dharmapuri, TRS candidate K Eeshwar trounced his
nearest Congress rival A Lakshman Kumar by an impressive
margin of 58,000 votes. He secured 86,720 votes while Congress
nominee obtained 27,824 votes.

TRS candidate emerged victorious in Vemuluwada also by
defeating his nearest Congress rival by a margin of 50,361
votes.

Party candidates K Taraka Rama Rao in Sircilla,
Kalvakuntla Vidyasagar Rao in Korutla and Etela Rajender in
Huzurabad Assembly segments were ahead of their Congress
opponents.

In the key constituency of Nizamabad, Congress state
unit President D Srinivas lost out to BJP leader Y Lakshmi
Narayana who won by a margin of 12,000 votes.

Narayana secured 64,176 votes while Srinivas got
62,195 votes, thus giving a majority of 11,981 votes to the
BJP nominee.

PTI