Voting for Rajasthan and Telangana assembly elections is on. In Rajasthan, for 199 out of 200 assembly seats, 8 voting began, which will run till 5 PM. Voting in Telangana started at 7 in the morning, which ends at 5 pm. In both the states, adequate security arrangements have been made outside the polling booths. The paramilitary forces have been deployed in polling booths. This time there is a strong fight between the BJP and the Congress in the state. Where on one hand Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is in the battle of saving his chair and the Congress is in the process of returning to power again. Elections have been postponed after the demise of BSP candidate in Ramgarh assembly constituency in Alwar.
In Rajasthan, for the 199 seats, 4 crore 74 lakh 761 voters will exercise their franchise. In the state, 2274 candidates are trying their luck in the elections. The major political parties include Congress 194, BJP 199, Bahujan Samaj Party 189, one of the Nationalist Congress Party, Marxist Communist Party (CPI-M) 28 and Communist Party of India (CPI) 16, candidates are in the fray.
More than 2.8 crore voters will decide the fate of 1,824 candidates. Voting in Naxal-affected 13 Assembly constituencies will be done only at 4:00 PM. There are 42 candidates in the Malkangiri assembly constituency while six in the Banswad region are trying their luck. Telangana elections will be a fire test for BJP because unlike in 2014 this party is contesting elections alone this time. Before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections for the ruling party, there will be a chance to strengthen the roots in the South Indian state.
In 2014, BJP contested in collaboration with Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and won a total of five out of 119 seats. All the five seats won are in Uppal, Mushirabad, Amberpate, Goshamahal and LB Nagar in Hyderabad. In the majority of the assembly seats, the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TAS) and the Congress-led alliance have seen a direct fight between ‘Prajakooti’, but the BJP will also be able to make its presence in the country’s newest state in 2014 and increase its seats. In the endeavor. It is further strengthened by the involvement of TDP, Telangana Jan Samiti (TJS) and CPI in the Congress-led alliance. Election analysts say that in some seats the BJP can also damage the prospects of the Congress. It is to be mentioned that in both the states, counting of votes will be done on December 11 with Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.