Surabhi Vanidevi daughter of former PM PV Narasimha Rao and TRS MLC candidate won Hyderabad-Ranga Reddy-Mahabubnagar graduates constituency against BJP sitting candidate N Ramchander Rao.
Party leaders and followers burst firecrackers and distributed sweets to each other to mark the victory of Vani Devi even as several Ministers hailed her victory.
Hearty congratulations to Vani Devi garu: Wishes pour in
In a tweet, Finance Minister T Harish Rao said: "Hearty congratulations to Vani Devi garu on being elected as the MBNR-RR-HYD #MLC. Yet again the citizens have proved that they stand by the leadership of CM KCR. #TelanganaWith KCR.(sic)"
Women and Child Welfare Minister Satyavathi Rathod described the victory of Vani Devi as historic. Women are getting priority under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.
She thanked the graduates for striving for the victory of Vani Devi, who is the daughter of former Prime Minister late PV Narasimha Rao. After this victory, the Opposition parties should stop their meaningless arguments and false publicity stunts, she said.
She also thanked the women for working hard for the victory of Vani Devi. Another Minister Koppula Eshwar said the victory of Vani Devi reflected the people's faith in Chief Minister, who is striving for the welfare of all communities in the State.