Amidst uproar, TRS MLC and TNGOs leader Swami Goud has been elected as chairman of the Telangana legislative council.
Questioning the procedures of ballot voting, The Congress party withdrew its candidature of Farook Hussain there by making the victory of TRS candidate very easy as there was no voting at all to decide the winner. Before the declaration of result, Both TDP and Congress members walked out of the council hall boycotting the chairman polls finding fault with procedures and also decrying the TRS game plan of horse trading. “In a bid to protect Congress rebels, TRS choose secret voting,” T-Congress leaders accused.
One more Congress MLC had joined TRS today bring its total to over 17 in a house of 36 to ensure clear and absolute victory of the TRS candidate. TRS had the support of two MIM MLCs and four other independents as well.