TRS wins Neredmet division in GHMC elections; seat tally rises to 56
The TRS candidate Meena Upender Reddy has won as a corporator from the Neredmet division against her nearest BJP rival with 782 votes. The counting for the lone ward was started at 8 am on Wednesday after the Telangana High Court gave a verdict allowing the State Election Commission (SEC) to consider marks other than the Swastik symbol on ballot papers for counting. Out of 544 votes from non-Swastik symbol marked ballot papers, 278 votes polled to the TRS. The total number of seats for the TRS in the GHMC rose to 56 with Neredmet’s win.