Telangana: 90.4 % voter turnout recorded in biennial election to state Legislative Council Teachers Constituency
In Telangana, 90.4 percent enrolled teachers turned out to cast their vote in the biennial election to the state Legislative Council from the Hyderabad-Rangareddy-Mahbubnagar Teachers Constituency.
The polling was concluded peacefully last evening, with a voter turnout of 90.4 percent of a total 29 thousand 720 teachers. The counting of votes will be held in Hyderabad on Thursday. Around 82.43 percent of voters had turned up to cast their votes during the previous election.
A total of 21 candidates contested the election. Polling was held at 137 stations including 22 centres in Hyderabad. The ruling BRS supported G. Chenna Keshav Reddy, who is backed by the Progressive Recognised Teachers Union-TS (PRTU-TS). The BJP had declared its support to A Venkata Narayan Reddy, while the Congress extended support to Gali Harshavardhan Reddy.