KCR, Revanth sees defeat in Kamareddy
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandasekhar Rao and state Congress chief A Revanth Reddy, who is likely to be the next Chief Minister, were both defeated by the BJP candidate in Kamareddy constituency.
Venkat Ramna Reddy of the BJP defeated KCR, as Rao is popularly known, by a margin of 5,156 votes. Revanth Reddy finished third. There were many twists and turns ever since the counting began in the morning.
Initially, the BJP candidate had taken the lead. Subsequently, Revanth Reddy was ahead. In a few rounds, KCR was also leading. The counting ended with a dramatic outcome. Venkat Ramna Reddy was the only local among the three main candidates.
However, both KCR and Revanth Reddy were elected from their home constituencies of Gajwel and Kodangal, respectively.