A total of 3,17,32,727 voters will be voting in 35,356 polling stations for the polls in 119 Assembly constituencies in the state.
On Thursday, 30 November — the people of Telangana cast ballots to decide whether BRS supremo and Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao gets a third term in office — a record no other South Indian politician has achieved. Or whether the Congress party’s decade-long wait for political redemption will end.
Till 11.45 PM on Thursday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) was still compiling data and a final tally of turnout is awaited. As of 11.45 PM on Thursday, the voter turnout for Telangana Assembly elections 2023 stood at 70.61 percent.
Polling was largely smooth and peaceful, barring stray scuffles, and people and celebrties came out in large numbers to cast their votes. Catch all the updates here.