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AP: Telegu Desam trounced in Siddipet seat

By by Syed Amin Jafri
October 16, 2004 10:57 IST
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Telangana Rashtra Samithi retained the Siddipet seat in the assembly bypolls when its candidate and Minister for Youth Services T Harish Rao was declared elected.

Harish Rao trounced his Telugu Desam rival and former minister C Muthyam Reddy by a huge majority of 24,827 votes. Harish Rao is the nephew of TRS founder and Union Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. The Siddipet assembly seat was vacated by Chandrasekhar Rao who preferred to retain his Karimnagar Lok Sabha seat.

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by Syed Amin Jafri