TRS likely to win 30 seats in Khammam Municipal Corporation elections

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Congress confident of bagging over 12 divisions in KMC elections

The ruling party appointed an in-charge to each of the five divisions and asked them to look after the election of these divisions from campaign to poll result (Representational image: DC file)

Khammam: The managers of Telangana Rastra Samithi, who looked after Khammam Municipal Corporation elections and analysed the poll outcome, concluded the the party would get 30 to 35 seats.

The ruling party appointed an in-charge to each of the five divisions and asked them to look after the election of these divisions from campaign to poll result. They made micro-level analysis and gave their reports to the minister for roads and buildings Tummala Nageswara Rao.

They reported that the double bedroom promise worked well and the poor cast their votes in favour of the ruling party.

The widening of the roads before the elections also helped the ruling party to get the voters of employees and other sections. But, the party candidates faced tough competition in 15 divisions and fewer problems in eight divisions.

It is cakewalk in 27 divisions forĀ  the ruling party and it may win with fewer margins in eight divisions. Sources said that Tummala Nageswara Rao, who had inputs from other leaders, is confident of getting above 35 seats in KMC elections.

It is concluded that the maligning campaign by Opposition parties showed little impact on many of the divisions.

On the other hand, Congress is also believed of getting above 12 seats in KMC election. MLA Puvvada Ajay Kumar said that the party candidates will have a surprise win in some divisions. Congress had showed promise in poorer sections in some divisions.

Telugu Desam is expecting five seats in the election and it had lot of hope on the votes of BC and youth votes. The campaign of TDLP leader Revanth Reddy is going to help the party.

CPI is predicting to win three seats and CPM hopes to win in three to four divisions. YSRC state president and Khammam MP P. Srinivasa Reddy analysed the poll pattern and came to the conclusion that the party may get three to five seats.

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