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Telangana, Rajasthan register over 55% polling till 3 pm

ANI  |  Hyderabad/Jaipur (Telangana/Rajasthan) [India] 

As of 3 pm Telangana and have registered 56.17 per cent and 59.43 per cent polling overall respectively.

In Telangana, around 23.4 per cent of electorates came out to cast their votes till noon, choosing their favourite candidates for the Assembly.

Polling in Telangana commenced at 7 am and will conclude at 5 pm. As many as 2.8 crore electors including 4.6 lakh differently-abled voters are eligible to vote at 32, 815 polling stations. A total of 1821 candidates including 139 women are in the fray.

Nearly 41.53 per cent of the electorates cast their votes till 1 pm in the single-phased assembly elections, according to the (ECI).

Similarly, in Rajasthan, polling began at 8 pm and will culminate at 5 pm. Elections will take place at 51,667 polling stations where 4, 74, 79,402 people will cast their vote to decide the fate of 2000 candidates in the fray.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:57 IST
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