7:00 PM | ECI Update (Leading)
Congress+ : 19
Others + : 13
5:00 PM | ECI Update (Leading)
Congress+ : 14
Others + : 9
3:00 PM | Current trends
2:10 PM | TRS President K Chandrashekhar Rao won the state polls from Gajwel constituency by over 50,000 votes
2:00 PM | Current trends suggest TRS leading in state
1:45 PM | TRS wins in Alampur by 44,508 vote margin
TRS candidate VM Abraham won from Alampur constituency, with a margin of 44,508 votes.
12:20 PM | TRS bags Parkel, Siddipet and Jukkal constituencies
TRS candidate Challa Dharma Reddy won against Congress candidate Konda Surekha in Parkal, and Harish Rao has won from Siddipet. Hanumanth Shinde has also won from Jukkal constituency.
10:25 AM | TRS has won its first seat in Jagtial. Sanjay Reddy won against Congress leader Jeevan Reddy
10:05 AM | Akbaruddin Owaisi wins the Chandrayangutta seat
AIMIM chief Akbaruddin Owaisi has won its first seat in Chandrayan Gutta. He has been MLA from there since 1999, and was pitted against Congress candidate Esa Bin Obaid Misri, a bodybuilder, and BJP’s Shahezadi, a Yuva Morcha leader.
10:00 AM | Congress trailing behind TRS in Kodangal; KCR leading in Gajwel
Revanth Reddy from the Congress has started trailing behind the TRS in Kodangal. TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao is in the lead in Gajwel with 50,209 votes.
9:45 AM | KCR in lead after round one
As the TRS juggernaut rolls on unchallenged in most seats in Telangana, party chief and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is leading by 2,861 votes over his nearest Congress rival Vanteru Pratap Reddy in Gajwel seat after first round.
9:10 AM | KCR’s nephew T Harish Rao takes huge lead in Siddipet
According to trends available for nine constituencies at 9 AM, senior TRS leader and KCR’s nephew T Harish Rao, who is also a minister, is leading in Siddipet by 13.040 votes over his nearest rival and TJS candidate Bhavani Reddy after the end of three rounds.
8:30 AM | Early trends show TRS leading
The TRS is leading in four assembly segments and Congress-TDP in two.
8:00 AM | Counting of votes has begun. First, postal votes will be counted before EVMs are unsealed and the votes are accounted for.
Telangana went to polls on December 7, when 73.2 per cent polling was recorded. As many as 1,821 candidates including a transgender contested for 119 assembly seats in Telangana.
As per the poll of polls – a consolidated survey of six exit polls, TRS is likely to stay ahead in the race, with 66 seats. The Congress-led alliance is likely to gain 39 seats,while the BJP is expected to be restricted to 05 seats with Others gaining 09 seats.
The Congress has stitched together ‘Praja Kutami’ (People’s Front) along with the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the Telangana Jana Samiti (TJS) and the Communist Party of India (CPI) to take on the ruling TRS, which is seeking a second term in office. The TRS has going alone in the polls, so has the BJP.
Counting of votes will commence for Telangana assembly election at 8 am on Tuesday at 43 counting centres across the state. Elaborate security arrangements have been made for counting of votes that will be done under tight vigil and CCTV camera surveillance.
The winning candidate will be declared and certificate will be prepared after obtaining clearance from the Election Commission. With the approval of the ECI, the Chief Electoral Officer, will submit the list of winning candidates party-wise to the Governor.