Vastavam Web: The counting for the assembly bypoll held in Dubbaka in Telangana has begun at the Indur Engineering College in Siddipet. While the counting for postal ballots started at 8am, EVM-counting started at 8:30.
The counting began in two halls 14 tables were set up for the counting, which will be done in 23 rounds. The by-election to Dubbaka assembly constituency was necessitated by the death of TRS MLA Ramalinga Reddy. The polls have become a prestige battle for ruling TRS as Dubbaka shares its borders with Gajwel, represented by CM KCR, Sircilla.. the constituency of CM’s son and IT Minister KTR, and Siddipet, the stronghold of CM’s nephew Harish Rao.
BJP’s Ram Madhav is hoping for a “surprise victory” for the saffron party as the early trends show the party leading by 341 votes in the Dubbaka by-election results 2020. Ram Madhav said, “An interesting fight in Telangana between BJP n TRS in Dubbaka Assembly by poll. BJP is currently leading. This could be a surprise victory for BJP.”