Telangana Assembly Elections: Voter turnout recorded 67%

New Delhi: Assembly elections for 119 seats of Telangana took place today with 67 percent polling. 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 today.

As it happened:

#03:47 pm: Voter turnout recorded till 3 PM in Telangana Elections 2018 is 56.17%

#02:18 pm: 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

#02:10 pm: Caretaker CM of Telangana cast his vote at a polling station in Siddipet

#02:08 pm: Caretaker Minister KT Rama Rao cast his vote at a polling station in Hyderabad

#01:37 pm: Voter turnout recorded till 1 PM in Telangana Elections 2018 is 49.15%

#12:33 pm: BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya casts his vote at booth no.229 in Ramnagar of Musheerabad constituency in Hyderabad. Telangana Elections

#12:08 pm: Sania Mirza cast her vote at Film Nagar Cultural Center in Hyderabad

#12:03 pm: Voter turnout recorded till 11.00 am in Telangana Elections is 23.4% (Mancherial – Chennur 33%, Narsapur 31%, Sangareddy Andole 30.55%, Vikarabad 34%, Mulug 35.26%, Bhupalpalle 32.36%)

#09:57 am: TRS MP K Kavitha stands in a queue to cast her vote at polling booth no. 177 in Pothangal, Nizamabad

#09:52 am: Actor Chiranjeevi stands in a queue to cast his vote at polling booth no. 148 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

#09:47 am : Asaduddin Owaisi casts his vote at polling booth no. 317 at Mailardevpally, Shastripuram

#09:17 am: Voting turnout 8.97% till 9 AM

#08:47 am: Telangana: Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyan Srihari cast his vote in Warangal

# 08:31 am: BJP’s G Kishan Reddy casts his vote at polling booth no.7 in Kachiguda, Hyderabad

# 8:18 am: Actor Allu Arjun stands in a queue to cast his vote at booth no. 152 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

# 8:16 am: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and his wife & actor Amala Akkineni stand in a queue to cast their votes at booth no. 151 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

# 7:47 am:  Voting is yet to begin at the polling station at GHMC Indoor Stadium, Amberpet due to a technical problem. Voting in the state began at 7 am today,

# 7:45 am: State Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao casts his vote in polling booth no. 102 in Siddipet constituenc

# 7:28 am: People queue outside a polling station in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad to cast their votes. Voting is being held in 119 constituencies of the state today.

# 7:09 am: People cast their votes at a polling station in Pothangal.

# Voters form queues outside a polling station in Pothangal where voting will begin shortly.

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