BJP workers burst crackers whereas party leaders, including MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy and party’s state chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar, distribute sweets.
Hyderabad| Celebratory mode swept among BJP workers in Hyderabad as the party emerged the second largest in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation elections. The result stunned the established political parties in Telangana such as Telangana Rashtra Samiti and Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM.
As per the latest reports, Results of 149 of total 150 wards have been declared. Ruling TRS has won 55 seats whereas BJP has won 48 seats. Hyderabad based AIMIM won 44 and Congress won 2 seats. The saffron party’s performance in the election was impressive considering that the party only had won 4 seats in last GHMC polls.
As soon as the results were declared celebrations marked outside BJP headquarters in the city. BJP workers burst crackers whereas party leaders, including MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy and party’s state chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar, distribute sweets.
“TRS had 99 seats in Hyderabad, this has come down to 55 now. We had 4 seats and we have won 50 as of now. The number of seats of AIMIM has also gone down, the same goes for TRS. BJP has today emerged as a strong party,” says MoS (Home) G Kishan Reddy.
“Today’s results indicate that we have blessings of the people in our efforts to bring BJP govt in Telangana in 2023 elections. TRS has failed, people are against their dynasty rule and corruption. People have paved a way for a BJP govt in Telangana, in the days to come,” he added.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah who led the fierce campaign of the party in local polls bringing all the party bigwigs thanked the people of Telangana.
On the other hand TRS leader KT Rama Rao tweeted saying the result was not what they had expected. “I thank people of Hyderabad who chose TRS as the single largest party to represent them in Council. Result is certainly not what we expected, we’re short of 20-25 seats. We lost about 10-12 divisions with extremely narrow margin,” KT Rama Rao said.