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Chandrashekara Reddy is Raichur TP president

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Jubilation: Congress workers celebrate after their candidates won the elections to the post of president and vice-president of the Raichur Taluk Panchayat on Thursday.
Jubilation: Congress workers celebrate after their candidates won the elections to the post of president and vice-president of the Raichur Taluk Panchayat on Thursday.

P. Chandrashekara Reddy and Jayamma were elected president and vice-president of the Raichur Taluk Panchayat respectively here on Thursday.

Mr. Reddy represents the Jegarkal constituency, while Ms. Jayamma won from the Matamari seat.

The post of president was reserved for general category, and that of the vice-president for general category (woman).

Retains control

With their win, the Congress retains its hold over the Raichur Taluk Panchayat. In the 23-member house, the Congress has a majority with 12 members, followed by the BJP with six and the Janata Dal (Secular) with five members.

Raichur Assistant Commissioner D.P. Chawhan conducted the election.

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