Hyderabad, October 6: The Election Commission of India on Saturday announced the schedule of the Telangana Assembly Elections 2018. The voting in Telangana will take place in a single-phase on December 7, while counting of votes will take place on December 11, when the final results will be declared.
Although the dates have been announced today, the Model Code of Conduct was already imposed in the southern state last month, when Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao tendered his resignation. Full Schedule of Five-State Assembly Elections 2018.
Telangana Assembly Elections 2018 Full Schedule And Dates:
|Nomination to Begin From||November 12|
|Last Date of Nomination||November 19|
|Date of Scrutiny||November 20|
|Last Date of Withdrawal||November 21|
|Date of Polling||December 7|
|Date of Results||December 11|
While Telangana Elections were due next year, Chandrasekhar Rao dissolved the Assembly and called for early elections in the state. KCR also released a list of 105 TRS candidates for the Telangana polls. The TRS came to power in the state in the maiden assembly elections held in May 2014, winning 63 of the 119 seats. Full Schedule of Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2018.
The polls in Telangana are likely to feature a three-cornered contest, with the incumbent TRS being challenged by an aggressive BJP, and a mahagathbandhan formed by the Congress, TDP and the Left. The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), which has tacitly supported the TRS, is contesting only in the seven seats of Hyderabad district.