Caretaker minister, Harish Rao has won with a thumping majority from Siddipet. Though the exact number of votes he polled is not yet clear, it is known that he has won with a solid margin. Harish's victory, seen in the backdrop of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) win in the state, is said to be his own individual efforts. As Minister for Irrigation, Harish is responsible for all the projects that began in TRS rule in the past four years. People have voted him back for his own hard work.