Telangana Votes For New Government Today, Over 2.8 Crore Expected To Vote

Telangana Votes For New Government Today, Over 2.8 Crore Expected To Vote: Live Updates

Over 2.8 crore people are expected to cast their vote in Telangana today. (Representational)

New Delhi: 

Assembly elections for 119 seats of Telangana will be held today. The elections will decide the political fortunes of 1,821 candidates in the first full-fledged election in India”s youngest state.

Over 2.8 crore people are expected to cast their vote in Telangana which will elect a new Assembly on Friday.

Election commission has made elaborate arrangements for a smooth conduct of the polling process in 32,815 polling stations. A total of 280,747,22 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise. They include 1,41,56,182 men and 1,39,05,811 women. The electorate also include 10,038 service voters and 249 overseas Indian electors.

For the first time, Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) were being installed across the state. After a voter casts his vote on EVM, VVPAT attached to the machine will display for seven seconds the choice made by the voter.

The elections are expected to be a direct contest between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the Congress-led People”s Front. The opposition alliance also includes Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Communist Party of India and Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS).

Polling will be held from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 106 constituencies while in 13 constituencies, affected by Maoist violence, polling will conclude at 4 p.m.

Here are the LIVE updates on Telangana elections:

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Dec 07, 2018
06:57 (IST)

The elections are expected to be a close contest between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the Congress-led People”s Front.
While KCR’s party won 63 seats last time against the 21 seats of Congress and 15 of Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party, data from the last election shows a 2 per cent vote swing may change the outcome of the election. Mr Rao had a good equation with Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM, which won 7 seats in the last election.

Dec 07, 2018
06:55 (IST)

Over 2.8 crore people are eligible to vote
A total of 280,747,22 voters are eligible to exercise their franchise. They include 1,41,56,182 men and 1,39,05,811 women. The electorate also include 10,038 service voters and 249 overseas Indian electors.

Dec 07, 2018
06:49 (IST)

VVPAT machines installed for first time in Telangana

For the first time, Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) were being installed across the state. After a voter casts his vote on EVM, VVPAT attached to the machine will display for seven seconds the choice made by the voter.

Dec 07, 2018
06:44 (IST)

Election commission has made elaborate arrangements for a smooth conduct of the polling process in 32,815 polling stations. 

Dec 07, 2018
06:43 (IST)

Assembly elections for 119 seats of Telangana will be held today. The elections will decide the political fortunes of 1,821 candidates in the first full-fledged election in India”s youngest state.

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