Kerala records 69.41 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm
Kerala recorded 69.41 % voter turnout till 5 pm. Till now 69.49 per cent male voters, 69.33 per cent feminine voters and 33.91 per cent transgender voters solid their ballots. Voting is peacefully underway throughout the state barring some minor clashes reported in several elements of the state together with Kazhakkoottam, Thiruvananthapuram. In a number of polling stations, voting was briefly halted as a result of malfunctioning of EVMs. COVID protocol has been strictly adhered throughout the state. COVID sufferers and quarantined voters will probably be permitted within the remaining hour of polling. Thermal screening amenities and hand-sanitizers can be found at each polling station. Masks and social distancing are additionally strictly adhered throughout the state.
Voting will finish at 6 pm in 9 naxal affected constituencies and can proceed till 7 pm in all different constituencies. 957 candidates are contesting in 140 meeting seats and 6 candidates in Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency.