05th February 2016
In all 1,333 candidates, who contested from 150 wards in Greater Hyderabad are waiting with bated breath as the counting of votes of GHMC began.
The results would start trickling in from 6 pm onwards and the entire counting process would be completed by 11 pm. The certificates to winning candidates would be handed over by the respective returning officer after declaration of results.
Here are the live updates 05th February 2016:
6:08: MIM candidate wins Jam Bagh ward with a majority of five votes. TRS demands for recounting.
5:57: Former Hyderabad Mayor, Banda Karthika Reddy of Congress party lost the GHMC elections at Tarnaka ward.
5:47: Congress party’s Mayor candidate, Vikram Goud, who contested from Jam Bagh ward lost the elections.
5:27: Ruling TRS party is likely to win the entire IT corridor of Hyderabad. TRS already won Madhapur, Kukatpally.
5:15: Kondapur TRS candidate Hameed Patel wins with majority of 5000 votes.
5:14: Vivekanandanagar TRS candidate wins.
5:10: Congress former mayor Kartheeka Reddy is defeated by TRS in Tarkana.
5:09: Patancheru Congress candidate Shanker Yadav wins.
5:08: GHMC winners : Khairtabad – Vijaya Reddy (TRS), Gajula Ramarm- Sheshagiri (TRS), Alwal- Vijayashanti (TRS).
5:06: Khairatabad TRS candidates Vijaya Reddy wins.
5:05: TRS candidates, Padma wins Golnaka ward and Fasiyuddin wins Borabanda ward.
5:04: TRS candidate, Janaki Rama Raju wins Hydernagar ward.
5:04: TRS candidate wins in Golnaka division with 5000 votes majority.
5:03: Congress candidate Shanker Yadav wins Patancheru ward.
5:02: Ruling TRS party TRS wins Kukatpally ward. Clear domination by TRS in GHMC polls, leading in 70+ wards.
5:02: TRS leads in 92 wards, MIM in 40, TDP in 5, BJP in 1 and Congress in 1.
4:47: Contestants already gathered at counting centers for announcement of results.
4:40: Three rounds of counting at most centers concluded .
4:20: Vote counting at Mumtaz College center at Malakpet stops.
4:16: 43% voting registered at Puranapul repolling.
4:08: Counting of EVM votes begin. Entire process is being video recorded & webcasted to center at GHMC HQ.
3:49: TRS Candidates lead in Madhapur with 973, Miyapoor 458 votes.
3:45: 1st round counting at most centers is just done. Result to be declared after Puranapul re-polling gets over.
3:36: Heavy security near counting centers, as the process just began. 144 section imposed near all centers.
3:35: GHMC Commissioner, Janardhan Reddy personally monitoring counting process through webcasting from GHMC HQ.
3:09: Counting votes of recent GHMC polls begin at 24 centers. Postal to ballots go first.
2:30: With Few hours left for the election results, contestants from all parties begin to gather at counting centers.
The counting will be done in 827 rounds. While the complete results of all 24 circles will be out only by 8 p.m.
The Results of first 26 wards will be declared in first phase. After 6 p.m another 26 wards will get the results. The first winner to be announced after 5 p.m.
However, the results of Sanathnagar, Saroornagar, Champapet and Ameerpet divisions to be slightly delayed.