73. Vijay Nagar Colony (విజయ్ నగర్ కాలనీ) is a ward in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) (హైదరాబాదు మహానగరపాలక సంస్థ). The reservation status for this ward is Backward Class (Women). There are a total of 54,145 eligible voters in this ward of which 28,761 are male, 25,382 female and 2 are of the third gender.
There are 67 polling stations in this ward. Vijay Nagar Colony is part of Mehdipatnam (మెహదీపట్నం) circle and Khairathabad (ఖైరతాబాద్) zone of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
Salma Ameen of AIMIM won from Vijay Nagar Colony in the 2016 GHMC elections. The average voter turnout in the 2020 elections in all of Greater Hyderabad was 46.60% percent and the turnout in Vijay Nagar Colony was 37.9 %.
There are 7 candidates in the fray from this ward in the 2020 GHMC polls: Inayah Fatima (Indian National Congress – INC), Darga Ashwini (Bharatiya Janata Party – BJP), Batha Jabeen (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen – AIMIM), M Swaroopa Rani (Telangana Rashtra Samithi – TRS), Sadiya Fathima (Independent – IND), Smt Sayyed Shahina Parvin Ismail (Independent – IND), K Sumithra (Independent – IND).
A total of 149/150 wards of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (హైదరాబాదు మహానగరపాలక సంస్థ) (GHMC) across 6 zones and 30 circles went to the polls on December 1, 2020. In one ward repolling was held on December 3. The counting of votes for the GHMC elections 2020 are being held on December 4, 2020. A total of 1,122 candidates are in the fray for the post of 150 corporators of which 582 are male and 540 female. The average age of contesting candidates is about 41 years.
The last GHMC elections were held in 2016 in which TRS won 99 wards, AIMIM 44, BJP 4, TDP 1 and INC won 2 seats.
A total of 74 lakh voters were eligible to vote in these elections of which 38.5 lakh were male and 35.5 lakh were female. There were 669 voters of the third gender.
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