Telangana election results 2018: BJP's Raja Singh wins Goshamahal constituency
Hyderabad, Dec 11: BJP leader T. Raja Singh won against TRS candidate Prem Singh Rathore by 17734 votes in Goshamahal Assembly Constituency. Raja Singh polled 61854 votes, Prem Singh Rathore secured 44120 and with 26322 votes M.Mukesh Goud of Congress was pushed to the third place.
T. Raja Singh is a member of the Telangana Legislative Assembly representing the Goshamahal assembly constituency in Hyderabad. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janta Party, and also occupies the position of party whip for Telangana.
He has been booked by police in several cases including for delivering a hate speech and attacking a police constable while discharging his duty. He gained controversy once again on 30 July 2018 when he declared that he would shoot Bangladeshis living illegally in Assam if they did not leave.
Rathore had earlier of TRS won from the Maharajgunj (now Goshamahal after delimitation) Assembly constituency twice. He jumped over to TRS from BJP in 2016 and was later made as chairman of Musi River Front Development Corporation.