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Legislative Assembly elections are being held for the first time in Telangana after its formation as the 2014 Assembly polls were held in undivided Andhra Pradesh. Voting for 119 constituencies in Telangana began at 7 am, on Friday. Over 2.8 crore people are expected to cast their vote. The Congress-led Praja Kutami comprising the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Telangana Jana Samithi and the CPI are taking on the ruling Telangana Rashtriya Samiti (TRS) who are joined with the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM). The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is also contesting the elections hoping to make in-roads in southern India. Counting of votes for the Telangana assembly election will be held on 11 December 2018.

Telangana Elections 2018 Highlights

Telangana Elections 2018 Highlights

Telangana Elections 2018 Highlights:

  • Make democracy more enriching: PM Modi to Telangana voters

  • Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta says her name is missing from voters’ list

  • 285 FIRs filed for code violations, liquor and goods worth Rs 100 crore seized
  • Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyan Srihari cast his vote in Warangal.
Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyan Srihari cast his vote in Warangal.

Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyan Srihari cast his vote in Warangal. (ANI)

  • Actor Nagarjuna and his wife Amala Akkineni were among the early voters. The couple was seen at booth no. 151 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
Actor Nagarjuna and his wife Amala Akkineni

Actor Nagarjuna and his wife Amala Akkineni (ANI)

  • Superstar Chiranjeevi stands in a queue to cast his vote at polling booth no. 148 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
Actor Chiranjeevi stands in a queue to cast vote at polling booth no. 148 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.

Superstar Chiranjeevi stands in a queue to cast vote at polling booth no. 148 in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. (ANI)

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