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Telangana Elections 2018: As Nagarjuna Makes A Strong Statement On Absentee Voters, Tollywood Celebs Do Their Civic Duty

Written By H Shivkumar | Mumbai | Published:

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  • After a really heated campaign from the contending parties, the voting for the Assembly elections in Telangana has begun.
  • While many politicians and influential figures have been seen at the voting booth, Telugu film industry stars like Chiranjeevi, SS Rajamouli and Nagarjuna were not far behind.

After a really heated campaign from the contending parties, the voting for the Assembly elections in Telangana has begun. While many politicians and influential figures have been seen at the voting booth, Telugu film industry stars too were not far behind. 

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Big Tollywood names like Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Allu Arjun, SS Rajamouli and many others cast their votes today. The Megastar was spotted in a blue shirt as he stood patiently in line at booth no. 148 at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad. Nagarjuna, who got his finger inked, also took to Twitter to share the fact that he has done his civic duty along with his wife. He also urged the people to go vote and do their part. He also made a strong statement as he said that people who don't vote have no right to complain as they are not exercising their rights. Meanwhile, Allu Arjun also maintained a discreet profile as he walked in to cast his vote as a citizen. 

'Baahubali 2' filmmaker SS Rajamouli shared a click of his inked finger on the microblogging platform and wrote, "I did my part, did you?". Also, Rajamouli's favourite actor Jr NTR was also spotted at the polling booth in a grey shirt and a pair of shades. Meanwhile, Rana Daggubati, Sudheer Babu and some celebs took to social media to go out and vote and encouraged them to do their civic duty.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VOTE tomorrow!!

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The Telangana elections witnesses Congress-led alliance challenging the ruling TRS party, with the BJP seeking to make it a triangular contest. More than 1.50 lakh polling officials including reserve staff are in attendance to ensure that the elections for the 119-member House run smoothly without any hitches. Meanwhile, there is another election taking place in Rajasthan for the Legislative Assembly that is contested for 199 seats out of 200. 

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