Setback for TRS in MLC pollsin Telangana

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Setback for TRS in MLC pollsin Telangana

Hyderabad, Mar 27 : In a setback to the ruling TRS in Telangana,candidates backed by the party have lostthe Legislative Council elections held for three constituencies in the state.

Senior Congress leader and former minister T Jeevan Reddy emerged victorious in the Karimnagar-Medak-Nizamabad- Adilabad Graduates constituency, officialssaid Wednesday.

Jeevan Reddy’s win means that Congress would have representation in the Council.

The Congress was staring at having no representation in the Council as the tenure of two of its members is coming to an end soon.

In Medak-Nizamabad-Adilabad-Karimnagar Teachers constituency, PRTU nominee Raghotham Reddy won, while TRS- supported Pathuri Sudhakar Reddy lost.

In the Warangal-Khammam-Nalgonda Teachers constituency, A Narsi Reddy, who had the backing of Left parties, was victorious.

Poola Ravinder, supported by the TRS, was defeated in the election.

The poll was held on March 22.

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