RK Roja gained a total of 79,499 votes, while TDP candidate Gali Bhanu Prakash came a close second with 76,818 votes. The actress won by a narrow margin of 2681 votes.
Amaravati: Actress RK Roja, who contested from the Nagari constituency in Andhra Pradesh on a YSRCP ticket, made a remarkable win, after obtaining 79,499 votes in the assembly elections, the results of which were declared on Thursday (May 23).
Although followed closely behind by TDP candidate Gali Bhanu Prakash, who secured 76,818 votes, RK Roja managed to edge out her opponent with a margin of 2681 votes. She faced no threat from any of the other candidates contesting from parties like BSP, BJP and INC in the Nagari constituency.
Meanwhile, Jagan Mohan Reddy’s YSRCP made a sweeping win across Andhra by gaining majority in most of the assembly constituencies. Jagan Mohan Reddy will be sworn-in as chief minister on May 30. Rival Chandrababu Naidu of the TDP will resign from the post of CM. Although quite a few exit polls had predicted that Naidu would retain his chief ministerial position, many exit polls forecasted a massive victory for Jagan Mohan Reddy.
According to the recent trends shown by the Election Commission of India, the YSRCP secured a total of 144 seats out of 175, the TDP got 30 seats out of 175 and the JSP obtained just a single seat. Both BJP and Congress were left with no seats.
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Last Updated May 23, 2019, 6:44 PM IST