Hyderabad , Dec. 7 -- Polling for the crucial elections to 119- assembly seats in Telangana State began at 7 AM on Friday amid tight security.

Over 2.8 crore electorates including 1.39 crore woman were registered to exercise their franchise in the state, which has a total of 32,815 polling stations.

According to State Chief Electoral Officer Dr Rajat Kumar, a major of the 4.57 lakh persons with disabilities (PwDs) who enrolled would likely to vote due to the new awareness created for them and the special facilities offered to them such as free transport, grilled ramps, wheel-chairs, no queue observance and special parking slots. A total of 29,541 volunteers would assist them for voting.

According to Hyderabad district Election Officer...