Siddipet Telangana Election Results 2023: BRS' T Harish Rao wins by 82,308 votes; secures his third straight victory | Mint
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Siddipet Telangana Election Results 2023: BRS' T Harish Rao wins by 82,308 votes; secures his third straight victory

Siddipet Telangana Election Results 2023: T Harish Rao of BRS won Siddipet constituency in Telangana for the third time even as Congress appeared winner in the state. Rao won with a substantial margin of 82,308 votes.

In the state's Siddipet constituency, results saw a continued winning streak of incumbent and state finance minister Thanneeru Harish Rao. (Election Commission of India)Premium
In the state's Siddipet constituency, results saw a continued winning streak of incumbent and state finance minister Thanneeru Harish Rao. (Election Commission of India)

Siddipet Telangana Election Result 2023: T Harish Rao of BRS won Siddipet constituency in Telangana for the third straight time with 1,05,514 votes and by a margin of 82,308 votes, defeating Congress' Pujala Hari Krishna who secured 20,206 votes and BJP's Dudi Srikanth Reddy who secured 23,201 votes.

Siddipet is among the 5 divisions within the Siddipet district and is a component of the Medak Lok Sabha constituency.

The results in the Siddipet constituency mean a continued winning streak of incumbent and state finance minister T Harish Rao. 

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Rao, born on June 3, 1972, has been holding positions in the Telangana government since September 2019, overseeing the Medical-Health and Finance Departments.

Between 2014 and 2018, Rao served as the Minister for Irrigation, Marketing & Legislative Affairs in Telangana. Following his victory in the 2018 assembly election, Rao became the youngest six-time member of any legislative assembly in India. On 8 September 2019, he was appointed as the Minister of Finance during a cabinet expansion.

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Furthermore, in November 2021, he was also appointed as Minister for Health, Medical, and Family Welfare.

Meanwhile, the Congress emerged as the winner crossing the halfway mark, winning 64 seats in the state. BRS won 39 seats, followed by the BJP that won 8 and AIMIM that won 7. CPI won 1 seat.

As Congress looks to form government in the state, Telangana party chief Revanth Reddy, addressing a press conference, said that the national party's responsibility has increased. "On December 3 2023, 4 crore Telangana people have given a verdict. Now democracy has been strengthened," Reddy said.

Commenting on the poll results, prime minister Narendra Modi said, "Our bond with Telangana is unbreakable, we will keep working for people, says PM Modi on assembly poll result."

The poll results come as a major disappointment for BRS as CM KCR was eyeing a third term in the state.

>>Check all the latest election result updates related to Telangana, MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh.

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Published: 03 Dec 2023, 06:19 AM IST
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