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International Organisations-Spreading Disease

December 22-29, 1984 bye-election last year, when TDP had sought the support of BJP to fight MIM, seems to have taught N TR that communal politics would not help the TDP in the long run. So this time he refrained from even entering the old city where The TDP candidate was locked in a bitter contest with the MIM chief, S S Owaisi, The campaign was left to the candidate himself. This seems to have paid rich dividends. To the surprise of many, the TDP candidate K Prabhakar Reddy has fared very well and has lost the seat by a paltry margin of 3,000 votes.

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