Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Pasunuri Swapna, a nominee of ruling TRS party defeated her opponent Lodelli Pushpalath, an Independent, by a margin of 450 votes in by-polls to Koutala Mandala Parishad Territorial Constituency in Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. Counting of the votes was held in Koutala mandal centre on Saturday.
TRS Cadres and leaders celebrated the victory by bursting crackers and distributing sweets. Sirpur (T) MLA Koneru Konappa termed the triumph as an acceptance of people to TRS-led government’s policies and schemes. He thanked voters for helping the party to retain the constituency.
The by-election was conducted on January 11. It was necessitated following resignation of the MPTC member Chaduvula Jyothi, some two months ago. Jyothi was also a candidate of the TRS.