Telangana Assembly Election 2023

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Telangana Assembly Election 2023

Telangana Assembly Election 2023

Telangana Elections, a state in southern India, formed on June 2, 2014, after the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The state has witnessed two general elections for the State Legislative Assembly. Here is an overview of the electoral history in Telangana:

Overview of General Elections (2018)

The second general elections in Telangana took place in 2018. The major parties that contested the elections were the BRS (TRS), INC, TDP, BJP, AIMIM and others. The BRS (TRS), under the leadership of K. Chandrashekar Rao, secured a resounding victory, winning 88 out of 119 seats. The party formed the government again, and KCR sworn in as the Chief Minister for the second term.

Assembly Election Results Telangana 2018

PARTY SEATS VOTES PERCENTAGE
BRS (TRS) 88 47.4
INC 19 28.7
AIMIM 7 2.7
TDP 2 3.5
Independent 1 3.3
Others 2 14.4
119

 

Overview of General Elections (2014)

The first general elections in Telangana held in 2014. The major political parties that contested the elections:

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) turned into Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS):

Bharat Rashtra Samithi, originally Telangana Rashtra Samithi, is an Indian political party based mostly in the state of Telangana. K. Chandrashekar Rao created it on April 27, 2001, with the express goal of forming a distinct Telangana state with Hyderabad as its capital. It has been essential in carrying on a continuous campaign for Telangana’s statehood.

In the 2014 Telangana Assembly Election, the party gained a majority of seats and became the state’s first government, led by K. Chandrashekar Rao. The party gained 11 seats in the 2014 general election, making it the eighth largest party in the Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of parliament.

Following a massive victory in the 2018 Telangana Legislative Assembly election, the party established the state government for the second time. The party’s result in the 2019 Indian general election has dropped to 9 Lok Sabha seats. The party has 7 seats in the Rajya Sabha’s upper body as of February 2023.

On October 5, 2022, the party’s name was changed from Telangana Rashtra Samithi to Bharat Rashtra Samithi.

Indian National Congress (INC):

the Indian National Congress (INC) in the Indian state of Telangana. It is in charge of organising and managing the party’s operations and campaigns throughout the state, as well as choosing candidates for local, state, and national elections. Anumula Revanth Reddy is the current president of the Telangana PCC. The committee has a long history of political dominance in the combined state of Andhra Pradesh, but it has encountered issues in recent years, including a fall in electoral support, notably when Telangana was formed as a separate state in 2014.

Telugu Desam Party (TDP):

The Telugu Desam Party is a regional political party in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It was formed on March 29, 1982 by former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. T. Rama Rao (N.T.R.) with the goal of assisting Telugu speakers. The party has earned a five-time majority in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, making it the state’s most successful political group. It is the main opposition party in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly at the moment.

N. Chandrababu Naidu, N.T.R.’s son-in-law and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister, was elected president of the TDP on September 1, 1995. The party’s headquarters are located in Mangalagiri, Guntur, and are known as N.T.R. Bhavan.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP):

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) The party’s headquarters are in Hyderabad, the state capital. G. Kishan Reddy is the current president of the BJP Telangana.

The state now has 0 Rajya Sabha seats and 4 Lok Sabha seats held by the party. The party also holds one seat in the Telangana Legislative Council and three seats in the Telangana Legislative Assembly.

History
Following the establishment of Telangana, the BJP fought the 2014 Legislative Assembly election in coalition with the Telugu Desam Party. The BJP won 5 seats in Telangana’s newly constituted Legislative Assembly. In the concurrently conducted 2014 Lok Sabha election, the BJP also won a Lok Sabha seat from the Secunderabad constituency.

The state assembly was dissolved earlier than its term ended in 2018, and elections were held the same year. In this election, the BJP could only win one seat. However, in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP won four of the seventeen seats. The BJP received 19.45% of the total votes cast.

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM):

The All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is an Indian political party established in Hyderabad’s old city. It is also an important political party in Telangana and Maharashtra, both in India. It is the second most powerful party in both the Telangana Legislative Assembly and the Telangana Legislative Council. Its mission is to support the social, economic, and educational growth of Indian Muslims, as well as their effective representation.

Since 1984, AIMIM has held the Lok Sabha seat for the Hyderabad constituency. The party won seven seats in the Telangana Legislative Assembly elections in 2014 and was designated as a’state party’ by the Election Commission of India.

It had limited presence outside of ancient Hyderabad for long of its history. However, it has recently began to extend into other states. With Imtiyaz Jaleel winning the Prayagraj constituency and numerous members elected to the Legislative Assembly, it now has a major presence in Maharashtra. It has also made gains in Bihar, where it has won five Legislative Assembly seats in 2020.

The TRS, led by K. Chandrashekar Rao, emerged as the single-largest party, winning 63 out of 119 seats. TRS formed the government with K. Chandrashekar Rao becomes the first Chief Minister of Telangana.

Assembly Election Results Telangana 2014

PARTY SEATS VOTES PERCENTAGE
BRS (TRS) 63 34.3
INC 21 25.2
TDP 15 14.7
AIMIM 7 3.8
BJP 5 7.1
Independent 1 5
Others 7 9.9
119

Bypoll Assembly Election Telangana 

Bypoll elections are typically held to fill vacant seats in the State Legislative Assembly when a sitting legislator resigns, passes away, or is disqualified.

In Telangana, the bypoll elections in were held for several constituencies to fill vacant seats in the State Legislative Assembly.

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