Telangana Exit Polls Predict Congress Comeback, BRS Loss: Key Questions Answered
Congress Calls Meeting of Newly Elected MLAs
Telangana Congress President, A Revanth Reddy, Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar, Uttam Kumar Reddy, and AICC Incharge, Manikrao Thakare met the Governor to claim the formation of the Government with Congress' 65 victorious MLAs.
Congress has called a meeting of the newly elected MLAs at 9:30 AM, on 4 December.
Telangana Assembly Election Results: Who Won Where?
As the final results for the Telangana Assembly election results are declared, here is what the final tally looks like (according to ECI data).
Indian National Congress (INC) - 64
Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) - 39
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - 8
Others - 8
BRS Candidate Maganti Gopinath Wins Jubilee Hills
BRS Candidate Maganti Gopinath defeated Congress' Mohammad Azharuddin to win Jubilee Hills, according to ECI data.
It was a close fight with former captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mohammad Azharuddin, who was initially leading, and was expected to win in Jubilee Hills. However Gopinath ultimately emerged victorious with a margin of 16,337 votes.
'A Silver Lining': Congress MP Jairam Ramesh Reacts to Congress' Victory in Telangana
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh took to his X (formerly Twitter) account to congratulate the Congress on its sweeping victory in Telangana.
"The performance of the Indian National Congress in Telangana is a silver lining not just for the party, but also for the people of the state," he wrote, adding, "Telangana became the 29th state of the Indian Union entirely because of the Indian National Congress, but the objectives that led to its creation have got lost these last (and lost) nine years. A Congress govt, that will very soon be in place, will give the state a new direction."