Hyderabad: The Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) party has emerged as the largest party in the trends till the afternoon of the vote-counting released for the Municipal Corporation Election in Hyderabad (GHMC). The early trends where the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) got a huge edge are now seen in third place. Vote counting started at 8 am today. The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has 150 seats.
As per afternoon trends, TRS is ahead in 57 seats. After that Asaduddin Owaisi's party is AIMIM, which is leading in 30 seats. BJP's seats have come down to 28. In these elections, the BJP put a lot of emphases. He had fielded his veteran leaders in the election campaign. Roadshow was done with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Voting was held on December 1 for 14 of the 150 wards of the GHMC and one ward was voted again on Thursday.
Voting was done again in Old Malakpet ward on 1 December, after an error was found in the ballot paper during voting. Out of 74.67 lakh registered voters, 34.50 lakh (46.55%) voters used their voting in the election held on December 1. The Election Commission decided to hold the ballot elections after consulting Corona with major political parties and the Health Department.