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Warangal Lok Sabha constituency: TRS' Dayakar Pasunoori leads from Telangana seat

Counting of votes in the Warangal constituency has begun.

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New Delhi Published on: May 23, 2019 14:10 IST
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TRS' Dayakar Pasunoori leads from Warangal seat

Counting of votes in the Warangal Lok Sabha constituency is underway and trends show that TRS' Dayakar Pasunoori has established as early lead.

Former deputy chief minister and education minister of Telangana, Kadiyam Srihari of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) won this seat in the 2014 election. He defeated Rajaiah Siricilla of Congress by receiving 56.30 per cent of vote share.

In 2015 by-election, Pasunoori Dayakar of TRS won.

TRS has now fielded Dayakar Pasunoori for 2019 Lok Sabha election as well.

A total of 12 candidates are in the fray for Warangal seat.

What makes this seat stand out is -- it is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.

The seat had seen a close fight between Congress and TDP earlier.

Warangal went to polls on April 11 in the first phase of 2019 Lok Sabha election. 73 per cent voting was recorded on polling day.

Key candidates for Warangal Lok Sabha constituency:

Party Candidates
Telangana Rashtra Samithi Dayakar Pasoonuri 
Bharatiya Janata Party Chintha Sambamurthy 
Telugu Desam Party Sambaiah Hanamkonda 
Indian National Congress Dommati Sambaiah 
Bahujan Samaj Party Bollapally Saraiyah  

         
         

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