TDP and TRS set to form governments in AP and Telangana

TDP and TRS set to form governments in AP and Telangana

TDP and TRS set to form governments in AP and Telangana

TDP had secured 43 seats and is leading in 61 more in Seemandhra comprising 175 Assembly segments and TRS won 50 and leading in 13 more out of the 119 Assembly segments in Telangana. TDP and Telangana Rashtra Samithi TRS are set to secure absolute majority in residual Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Telangana in the first elections held for the AP Legislative Assembly post the Centre’s decision to bifurcate the state. The two states will be notified on June 2.So far, TDP, which had an electoral alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had secured 43 seats and is leading in 61 more in Seemandhra (as residual AP is referred to) comprising 175 Assembly segments and TRS won 50 and leading in 13 more out of the 119 Assembly segments in Telangana.  YSR Congress Party, which caused a buzz that it was in the forefront of forming the first government in residual AP, had bagged just 26 seats and leading 43 more Assembly constituencies. The tally of Jai Samaikyandhra Party, floated by former chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, is zero. In Telangana , TRS has won 4 seats and leading in 7 more out of a total of 17  Lok Sabha constituencies. The Congress, TDP, MIM and BJP are leading in one constituency each.This is for second time that the TDP, led by its president N Chandrababu Naidu, had  gained from its alliance with BJP. Even in 1999 elections, when the popularity of the former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayaee was at its peak, TDP forged an alliance with BJP and retained power in the state.[wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” info=”true” lightbox=”true”]

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