Telangana Elections Made Costly Than Other States

by | Dec 10, 2018

Money distribution is the most typical process in India during the elections. Practically all the parties of India practice this technique to succeed the votes of people. Despite Telangana State Police seizing huge amounts of cash, it is rumored that the T-polls expenses could have exceeded Rs. 125 crore for 119 seats contested. This elections expense is more than that in other States like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra etc., Last time, the election costs in Telangana was limited to Rs. 50 crores or less.

This unbelievable hike is described to be because of the huge competitiveness between the ruling party – TRS and the Mahakutami. However, this didn’t make the newest State’s snap polls expenses any more expensive, as the State of Tamil Nadu leads this list. Political analysts opine that despite such expenditure, only 59% of Telangana voters have participated in the elections. In Urban areas like Hyderabad, the participation is even less as only 35% of educated have listed cast their votes on the EVMs.