Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has registered a voter turnout of 14.87 per cent until 9.40 am on Tuesday within the single section of the state Meeting polls, based on the Election Fee.
Voting to decide on members of the 140-seat Kerala Legislative Meeting started on Tuesday. Thermal scanners and sanitisers have been in place exterior the polling station.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Pinarayi, Kannur forged his vote in Pinarayi of Kannur. The chief of the Opposition, Ramesh Chennitahal has forged his vote in Alappuzha’s Harippad. Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) candidate from Palakkad Meeting constituency, ‘Metroman’ E Sreedharan forged his vote at a polling sales space in Ponnani.
A complete of two.74 crore voters are set to train their franchise to resolve the destiny of 957 candidates within the fray. Voting will finish at 6 pm.
In line with Election Fee,the full voters within the state contains 1,32,83,724 male voters, 1,41,62,025 feminine voters and 290 transgenders. These embody 87,318 expatriate males, 6,086 ladies and 11 transgender folks.
Safety preparations have tightened as Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and native police have been deployed within the state. Additional, stay monitoring and webcasting of greater than 50 per cent of polling stations will even happen.
Kerala votes in a single-phase right now with outcomes scheduled to be introduced on Might 2.