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Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Telangana voted today to choose the winner after Congress-TDP, TRS and BJP's high voltage campaigns.

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Telangana Elections  |  Telangana  |  Telangana Assembly Election

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Voting for Telangana assembly elections 2018 has ended with about a 70 percent turnaround. Elections ended on a peaceful note, barring minor incidents. This is the first full-fledged election in India's youngest election. In the 2014 elections held in united Andhra Pradesh, Telangana had registered a voter turnout of 68.9 percent. The polling, which began on a dull note at 7 a.m., picked up after 9. Long queues of voters including women were seen especially in rural areas. Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar said barring sporadic incidents, the polling was peaceful ...

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Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Congress writes to Election Commission, alleges attack on party candidates by TRS and BJP workers  Letter to Chief Electoral Officer regarding attacks on Congress candidates by TRS & BJP workers, requesting immediate action. pic.twitter.com/Lwdob4HUMj — Telangana Congress (@INCTelangana) December 7, 2018

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

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Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, BJP after meeting Election Commission: We've demanded immediate action against Congress President Rahul Gandhi for influencing voters through paid news under the garb of his interview in a Hyderabad newspaper on 6 December. #TelanganaElections2018 pic.twitter.com/ksDWaI8jl2 — ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Telangana polls: Speaking on the performance of the TRS in this Assembly elections, KCR said, "Pro-government incumbency is there in Telangana. Huge voter turnout will be recorded. Even old people are coming out and voting. You will see our victory in exit polls in the evening." (Read more here)   

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Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

56.17% voting recorded till 3 pm

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Urging people to cast their votes, actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said, "It's your day. Come out and cast your vote instead of just complaining".

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

After casting his vote in his native village Chintamadaka, TRS president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) said the tide was in favour of the government. “We will come back with a huge majority".

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

#TelanaganaElections2018: Challa Vamshi Chand Reddy, Congress candidate from Kalwakurthy, Mahbubnagar was allegedly attacked by unknown miscreants earlier today. He was later shifted to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) Hospital, Hyderabad and is out of danger now. pic.twitter.com/bpgmAQBs5H — ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Telanagana Elections 2018: Challa Vamshi Chand Reddy, Congress candidate from Kalwakurthy, Mahbubnagar was allegedly attacked by unknown miscreants earlier today. He was later shifted to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) Hospital, Hyderabad and is out of danger now.

Telangana election highlights: 70% voting recorded; exit polls see TRS win

Caretaker CM of Telangana cast his vote at a polling station in Siddipet today. #TelanganaElections pic.twitter.com/Qf3Z82n4AR — ANI (@ANI) December 7, 2018

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 06:55 IST
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Telangana voted today to choose the winner after Congress-TDP, TRS and BJP's high voltage campaigns.

Voting for Telangana assembly elections 2018 has ended with about a 70 percent turnaround. Elections ended on a peaceful note, barring minor incidents. This is the first full-fledged election in India's youngest election. In the 2014 elections held in united Andhra Pradesh, Telangana had registered a voter turnout of 68.9 percent. The polling, which began on a dull note at 7 a.m., picked up after 9. Long queues of voters including women were seen especially in rural areas. Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar said barring sporadic incidents, the polling was peaceful ...

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