Telangana Panchayat Election 2019 LIVE Updates: Polling concludes, counting process on

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Telangana Gram Panchayat Election 2019 Live Updates: Polling has ended in the second phase of panchayat elections in Telangana. Counting of votes will begin shortly.

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Gram Panchayat Election in Telangana LIVE Updates: Polling in the second phase of the Panchayat elections in Telangana has concluded and counting of votes will begin soon. This is the first ever polls for panchayats in Telangana after the carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

Polling was held at nearly 30,000 polling stations in over 3,300 Gram Panchayats during second phase. Polling began at 7 am and ended at 1 pm amid tight security. Counting of votes will be taken up from 2 pm.

A total of 4,135 panchayats were scheduled to go the polls in the second phase but the election was declared unanimous in 788 panchayats. Election to another five was cancelled due to other reasons.

The panchayat elections are being held in three phases in the state.

Also Read: Telangana panchayat elections 2019: TRS sweeps first phase

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Telangana panchayat election result LIVE Updates: Polling concludes, counting to begin shortly

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  • 13:53 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election live updates: Polling concludes

    Polling in the second phase of panchayat elections in Telangana has ended. The six-hour long voting process ended at 1 pm. Voting was held at nearly 30,000 polling stations in over 3,300 Gram Panchayats. The counting of votes will begin shortly.

  • 12:08 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat elections results: TRS wins in first phase

    The TRS of K Chandrasekhar had won in the first phase that was held on January 21. It had won 2,629 of the 3,701 gram panchayat seats. The second phase results will be declared today evening. Counting will start at 2 pm immediately after the polling ends at 1 pm. The third phase of panchayat elections will be held on January 30.

  • 11:56 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election live updates: Parties back candidates

    Though the elections are held without any involvement of political parties and party symbols, all major political parties have thrown their weight behind theirsympathisers concerned.

  • 11:41 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election live updates: TRS MP says 90% candidates with TRS

    TRS MP Vinod Kumar told PTI earlier that the elections were held without any political party symbols and it was not proper to comment on the political affiliations of the wining candidates. He had said that 90 per cent of the winning candidates in the phase one worked for our party during the recently concluded Assembly polls and "I believe they are going to work with us in future also.”

  • 11:24 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election results LIVE Updates: Over 50,000 security personnel deployed

    Telangana Additional DG (Law and Order) Jitender informed that about 50,000 security personnel are being deployed for overseeing security arrangements during the poll process. The polling began at 7 am amid tight security and conclude at 1 pm. In the first phase as well, over 55,000 police personnel were deployed for smooth conduct of polling. Counting will begin at 2 pm.

  • 11:06 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election results LIVE Updates: Nearly 80,000 candidates in fray

    An official communication from the State Election Commission said that as many as 10,668 candidates are contesting for sarpanch posts in 3,342 panchayats while 63,480 candidates are in the fray for 26,191 wards. 10,317 wards have been elected unanimously and polls for 94 wards will not be conducted for various reasons.

  • 10:59 (IST)

    Telangana panchayat election LIVE Updates: Polling underway amid tight security

    Polling began at 7 am in the second phase amid tight security. The polling will conclude at 1 pm. Counting of the votes will be taken up at 2 pm and the results are likely to be out by the evening. This is the first panchayat poll in the state after it was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

17:57 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Panchayat election in Telangan: 10,668 candidates in fray for sarpanch posts

About 10,668 candidates are in fray for sarpanch posts in 3,342 panchayats and 63,480 candidates are contesting for 26,191 wards,the State Election Commission has said.

16:21 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election live updates: First ever panchayar polls

his is the first panchayats elections in after the new state came into being in 2014.

15:32 (IST)25 Jan 2019
TRS swept first phase

TRS had swept first phase of elections, results which were declared on January 25. After a grand win just concluded Assembly polls, TRS is hoping to continue with same results in panchayat polls, of which second phase was held today in the state.

13:53 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election live updates: Polling concludes

Polling in the second phase of panchayat elections in Telangana has ended. The six-hour long voting process ended at 1 pm. Voting was held at nearly 30,000 polling stations in over 3,300 Gram Panchayats. The counting of votes will begin shortly.

13:06 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat elections results: TRS wins big

The Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) retained the power in the recently concluded assembly polls by winning more than thwo-thirds of the total seats. The morale of TRS workers are running high and they are campaigning aggresively to ensure party also wins in all the three phases of panchayat elections.

12:38 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana gram panchayat election 2019: Three-phase election in southern state

The state Election Commission is organising the panchayat polls in three-phase. While the first phase was held on January 21, the second phase is currently underway and the third phase will be held on January 30. Telangana was formed in 2014 after it was carved out of Andhra Pradesh.

12:08 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat elections results: TRS wins in first phase

The TRS of K Chandrasekhar had won in the first phase that was held on January 21. It had won 2,629 of the 3,701 gram panchayat seats. The second phase results will be declared today evening. Counting will start at 2 pm immediately after the polling ends at 1 pm. The third phase of panchayat elections will be held on January 30.

11:56 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election live updates: Parties back candidates

Though the elections are held without any involvement of political parties and party symbols, all major political parties have thrown their weight behind theirsympathisers concerned.

11:41 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election live updates: TRS MP says 90% candidates with TRS

TRS MP Vinod Kumar told PTI earlier that the elections were held without any political party symbols and it was not proper to comment on the political affiliations of the wining candidates. He had said that 90 per cent of the winning candidates in the phase one worked for our party during the recently concluded Assembly polls and "I believe they are going to work with us in future also.”

11:24 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election results LIVE Updates: Over 50,000 security personnel deployed

Telangana Additional DG (Law and Order) Jitender informed that about 50,000 security personnel are being deployed for overseeing security arrangements during the poll process. The polling began at 7 am amid tight security and conclude at 1 pm. In the first phase as well, over 55,000 police personnel were deployed for smooth conduct of polling. Counting will begin at 2 pm.

11:08 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election results LIVE Updates: Elections held without involvement of political parties, symbols

The elections are held without any involvement of political parties and party symbols. However, all major political parties have thrown their weight behind their sympathisers concerned. The first phase was held on January 21 andthird phase of the polls will be held on January 30.

11:06 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election results LIVE Updates: Nearly 80,000 candidates in fray

An official communication from the State Election Commission said that as many as 10,668 candidates are contesting for sarpanch posts in 3,342 panchayats while 63,480 candidates are in the fray for 26,191 wards. 10,317 wards have been elected unanimously and polls for 94 wards will not be conducted for various reasons.

10:59 (IST)25 Jan 2019
Telangana panchayat election LIVE Updates: Polling underway amid tight security

Polling began at 7 am in the second phase amid tight security. The polling will conclude at 1 pm. Counting of the votes will be taken up at 2 pm and the results are likely to be out by the evening. This is the first panchayat poll in the state after it was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.

In the first phase held on January 21, the ruling Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) of K Chandrasekhar Rao won 2,629 of the 3,701 gram panchayat seats. The Congress won 920 seats, TDP of Chandranbabu Naidu and BJP bagged 31 and 67 seats, respectively. The CPI won 16 seats. The third phase of the panchayat elections will be held on 30. The first phase had recorded a total of 85% turnout. This is the first ever polls for panchyats in the state which was carved out of Andhra Pradesh in 2014.
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