In Telangana, the ruling Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) has emerged as the largest party in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation election. The -TRS won 55 of the 150 division-GHMC elections while the BJP got 48 wards and the AIMIM led by Asaduddin Owaisi secured 44.
The Congress could win only two divisions. Counting of votes had to be stopped in one division at Neredmet, following a high court direction. In the previous election held in 2016, the TRS scored 99 seats, the AIMIM 44 and the BJP 4.
The TRS saw about a 40 per cent drop in its tally from the previous elections, while the BJP has made big gains at the cost of the ruling party.