Counting of votes polled within the November 30 Telangana meeting elections started at 8.00 am on Sunday. Digital Voting Machines (EVM) had been taken out from the well-protected robust rooms and positioned on the counting centres the place police have deployed a 3-tier safety ring to stop any surprising incident.
Each counting centre has 14 tables aside from six constituencies the place the variety of polling stations is greater than 500, and at such locations 28 counting tables will probably be used.
At 8.00 am, postal ballots had been taken up first for counting. After half-hour, counting of votes saved in EVMs follows, officers stated.
A voter turnout of 71.34 per cent of the eligible 3.26 crore electors was logged in elections to the 119-member Legislative Meeting on November 30 which handed off peacefully, aside from a number of minor incidents.
A transparent image on whether or not the voters gave a thumbs as much as Chief Minister Okay Chandrasekhar Rao-led BRS regime for a 3rd time period or choose the “six guarantees” of the Congress or need the BJP’s BC chief minister, will emerge by afternoon. Whether or not there’s a fractured mandate for the meeting can even be recognized by round that point.
As many as 2,290 contestants are within the fray within the elections, together with BRS chief KCR, his minister-son KT Rama Rao, TPCC president A Revanth Reddy and BJP Lok Sabha members Bandi Sanjay Kumar, D Arvind and Soyam Bapu Rao.
KTR stated in a submit on ‘X’, “Hattrick loading 3.0. Get ready to celebrate guys,” indicating BRS will triumph once more.
The BRS fielded candidates in all 119 seats. The BJP and Jana Sena contested in 111 and eight seats respectively in a pre-poll pact whereas the Congress gave one seat to its ally CPI and fought from 118.
Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM has put up candidates in 9 segments within the metropolis.
CM KCR contested from two segments-Gajwel and Kamareddy- so did Revanth Reddy, from Kodangal and Kamareddy. The BJP fielded its MLA, Etala Rajender, from Gajwel, apart from Huzurabad, the place he’s the incumbent legislator.