Hyderabad: Over 10 percent polling was recorded by 10 a.m. in Telangana Assembly elections on Friday, the official said.
According to information reaching the election authorities in Hyderabad, 10.50 percent voters cast their votes in the first three hours.
Chief Electoral Officer Rajath Kumar said the polling was peaceful and smooth.
Polling began at 7 a.m. in all the 119 constituencies in the first full-fledged elections in India’s youngest state.
Voting was underway in all 32,815 polling stations spread across 31 districts.
Polling began late in some polling centers due to technical glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), the poll official said.