Andhra Pradesh: Jagan Mohan Reddy loses MLC poll on home turf

Hyderabad: The ruling Telugu Desam social gathering has conquered Kadapa worthwhile the Member of Legislature Council seat beneath the native authorities’ quota and has confirmed that the district is no longer YSR’s family bastion.

In a severe setback to Andhra Pradesh Opposition chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, his social gathering has not solely misplaced three MLC seats beneath the MLA quota in AP, nonetheless has suffered a humiliating defeat on his residence turf the place TD candidate BTech Ravi acquired in the direction of YSR’s brother Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy.

TD candidates Shilpa Chakrapani Reddy and Vakati Narayana Reddy acquired from Kurnool and Nellore respectively, making it a transparent sweep for the TD. With these wins, the TD now has a whole of 14 MLCs, along with all 9 beneath the native authorities class, and 5 beneath the MLA class, whereas the precept Opposition social gathering, the YSR Congress, has managed to get solely two MLC seats beneath the MLA quota.

Counting of ballots for the 5 MLC seats beneath the Teachers’ constituency and Graduates’ constituency stays to be on and the outcomes are vulnerable to be launched after midnight.