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Telangana Election Is Not Only TRS' Victory, But Also Failure Of Opposition

Buoyed up by popular schemes, TRS crushes a flailing Opposition

Telangana Election Is Not Only TRS' Victory, But Also Failure Of Opposition
V For Victory | Photograph by PTI
Telangana Election Is Not Only TRS' Victory, But Also Failure Of Opposition
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2018-12-14T10:46:33+05:30

The 2018 Telangana legislative assembly election saw the incumbent Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) win with a 47 per cent vote share and 88 seats (see Table 1), riding on the platforms of pride in the newly formed state and a slew of welfare measures—both of which earned it support from a broad spectrum of social sections. The outcome has produced yet another state-level party that aims to play an important role in national politics.

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