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TRS would retain power in Telangana: KCR

ANI  |  Siddipet (Telangana) [India] 

caretaker Chief Minister and TRS chief K Rao, who exercised his franchise in the Assembly elections here, on Friday said that his party would retain power in the state with a huge majority.

Speaking on the performance of the TRS in this Assembly elections, KCR said, "Pro-government incumbency is there in 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."

KCR was accompanied by his wife and TRS candidate from seat T Harish Rao.

Polling in is being held across 119 assembly constituencies. While in 13 "trouble-prone" constituencies the polling is scheduled to end at 4 pm, voting in the rest of the constituencies will end at 5 pm this evening.

A total of 1,821 candidates are in the fray in the state. Rao-led TRS is contesting in all 119 seats while the is battling for 118 seats. The party led by its is contesting in 99 seats, in 13, Telangana in eight and in three seats.

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 16:14 IST