HYDERABAD: The ruling TRS in Telangana won the high-voltage Munugode assembly constituency bypoll on Sunday, the State Election Commission said. TRS candidate Kusukuntla Prabhakar Reddy defeated his nearest BJP rival Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy by over 10,000 votes in a keenly-fought contest.
The election certificate was handed over to the winning candidate, according to the State Election Commission.
— K Prabhakar Reddy (@Koosukuntla_TRS) November 6, 2022
“Thanks to the people of Munugodu for reposing faith in TRS party & Hon’ble CM KCR’s leadership. As promised, will adopt the constituency and work towards expeditious progress of pending works,” state minister and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s son K T Rama Rao tweeted.
I thank the people of erstwhile combined Nalgonda district who have for the first time in history elected all 12 MLAs from the same party🙏
Delighted & grateful that Nalgonda has put faith in TRS leadership giving us back to back victories in all 3 By-Polls held in last 3 years
— KTR (@KTRTRS) November 6, 2022
The bypoll was necessitated by the resignation of Congress MLA Komatireddy Raj Gopal Reddy from his post and the party. He joined the BJP and sought re-election in the bypoll.
Source: Press TRust of India