KCR wins LS seat by highest margin
KCR Wins Lok Sabha Seat by Highest Margin, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrasekhar Rao\'s victory margin in Medak Lok Sabha constituency, was the highest in undivided Andhra Pradesh.
Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's victory margin in Medak Lok Sabha constituency, was the highest in undivided Andhra Pradesh. KCR defeated Shravan Kumar of the Congress by 3,97,029 votes. Riding on the Telangana sentiment, he surpassed Indira Gandhi's victory margin. The former prime minister was elected from Medak in 1980 by 2,19,214 votes. KCR also won the Assembly election by 19,218 votes from Gajwel, one of the segments.
The lowest margin of victory was recorded in Mahabubnagar Lok Sabha constituency. Jithender Reddy (TRS) defeated senior Congress leader and Central minister S.Jaipal Reddy by 2,590 votes. The highest margin for the Lok Sabha elections in Seemandhra was in Kadapa, which was won by Y.S. Avinash Reddy. The cousin of YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy bagged the seat by a majority of 1,90,265 votes. Thotha Narasimham (TDP) won the Kakinada Lok Sabha seat by 3,431 votes.
In the Assembly elections, T Harish Rao (TRS) retained the Siddipet seat by 93,369, the highest margin in both States. In Seemandhra, Jagan won the Pulivendula Assembly seat by 75,243 votes. A difference of only 12 votes decided the outcome in the Mangalagiri Assembly constituency in Seemandhra. Ramakrishna Reddy (YSRCP) defeated G. Chiranjeevi (TDP) by the narrowest margin. It was a close finish between TDP and YSRCP in eight Assembly constituencies in Seemandhra. The victory margin was less than 1,000 votes. In the Zaheerabad Assembly constituency, former minister J Geeta Reddy scraped through by 814 votes, the lowest in Telangana.