Polling underway for Council by-election in Telangana

The by-election was necessitated following the resignation of sitting BRS MLC Palla Rajeshwar Reddy who won the Assembly polls from the Jangaon constituency on 30 November last year.

ByPTI

Published May 27, 2024 | 10:29 AMUpdatedMay 27, 2024 | 10:30 AM

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Polling for by-election to the Telangana Legislative Council from Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda Graduates’ constituency was underway on Monday, 27 May, with voters standing in queues to exercise their franchise.

Polling began at 8 am and will end at 4 pm, according to officials.

The by-election was necessitated following the resignation of sitting BRS MLC Palla Rajeshwar Reddy who won the Assembly polls from the Jangaon constituency on 30 November last year.

The Congress party has nominated Chinthapandu Naveen alias Teenmar Mallanna and BJP fielded G Premender Reddy, while A Rakesh Reddy is BRS’ contestant.

Counting of votes will be taken up on 5 June. Over 4.63 lakh graduates from the constituency are expected to exercise their franchise.

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