A voter turn out of a little more than 22 per cent was recorded in the first four hours of polling to 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana on Thursday.
The polling was in progress peacefully and no poll related incidents were reported from any poll-bound area so far.
Governor E.S.L.Narasimhan and Chief Minister K.Chandrashekar Rao accompanied by their spouses were among those who cast their votes.
Several ministers, former ministers, legislators. leaders of various political parties, top bureaucrats and film personalities also exercised their franchise.