17 Nov, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Finally, the polling day has come. Nearly 2.3 crores voters to cast their vote to elect the leaders for the Telangana state.
Telangana Elections Concluded - Voting Percentage 72
Lagadapati Exit Poll pressmeet is scheduled for 7 PM!
Polling Percentage: 60 percent polling done upto 4 PM
Election concludes in 13 constituencies
Hero Gopichand casts his vote and appeals to everyone to come and vote.
Polling closes at 4 PM in Maoists influential regions
Congress and TRS activists fight in Jagityal. Police lathicharge supporters of the both the parties.
V Hanumanth Rao and Jaipal Reddy visit Vamsichand Reddy in NIMS
Congress leader Vamsichand Reddy who is attacked in Kalwakurthy, is admitted in NIMS. Election Commissioner Rajath Kumar ordered for an enquiry to this episode.
AIMIM leader and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi votes in old city.
Polling Percentage Update: 49 percent till 01 PM
Ramcharan posts on facebook - Feeling disappointed that I'm unable to exercise my voting rights due to unavoidable circumstances. Please cast your vote and make it count.
Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar cast their vote
Producer Allu Aravind, Nagababu and Varun Tej have utilized their right to vote
Congress and TRS activist fight in Kodangal's Nagulapalli village. Four injured
Police step into action. Additional forces are deployed. Tense atmosphere.
As of 11 AM, 25 percent polling is reported in Telangana.
KTR has voted and post voting he said future of the state is in the people's hand. He appealed to all to come and vote.
Voters list missing in Patancheruvi constituency's Ashoknagar division. Polling booth 273,274 and 275 have reported this. Voters are staging a protest.
BJP activists attack Congress leader Vamsichand Reddy in Kalwakurthy
Telangana DGP Mahender Reddy casts his vote in Kundan Bhag, Speaking he said voting is going on in a healthy way and tight measures are being taken to store the EVMs in strong rooms.
DGP rank official Krishna Prasad finds his name missing after going to booth. Posts on FB that has a Voter ID & verification done recently. Still not on list. Lot of people/families facing similar issues at polling booths!
Voting percentage Update: 15 percent in first 3 hrs
Vijayashanthi, Nizamabad MP Kavitha cast their vote. Joint Governor of Telugu states ESL Narasimhan votes in Somajiguda
Jr NTR, Lakshmi Pranati Casts Vote
Rajamouli and family casts their vote in Shaikpet
Revanth Reddy, director Sekhar Kammula cast their vote in their respective constituencies
Issues with EVMs in Kamareddy constituency. Voters have been waiting for one and half hour.
Nara Lokesh Tweet:
Every single vote is the path you lay towards your future. Please go and exercise your right! #Votingisyourright
Any of these 12 cards required to cast your votes
2. Aadhar card
3. Driving License
4. In case you are a central government employee - ID card
5. Pass book of bank or post office
7. NREGA Job card
8. Health Insurance smartcard issued by Labour ministry
9. Pension Document with photo
10. Photo voter slip issued by EC
11. Smart card issued by RBI under NPR
12. Official ID cards issued to MPs, MLAs, MLCs
Jolt to T-Congress - Muthyam Joins TRS
Sr Congress leader Cheruku Muthyam Reddy set to join TRS. Harish Rao met Muthyam in medak district. Another senior leader Shankar Rao also announced quitting Congress. He shot off a letter to Rahul Gandhi against TPCC President Uttam Kumar Reddy.