Kerala Meeting Elections 2021: 73 per cent voters turnout recorded until 7 pm | India Information
Thiruvananthapuram: At the very least 73.58 per cent of the entire 2.74 crore voters exercised their franchise for the state meeting elections in keeping with a preliminary evaluation when polling drew to an in depth at 7 pm in Kerala on Tuesday, the Election Fee of India mentioned.
The huge train following COVID-19 well being protocol involving over two lakh polling officers started at 7 AM and the final hour from 6 PM to 7 PM was put aside for COVID-19 sufferers and people beneath isolation.
The ECI mentioned 73.69 per cent of male voters, 73.48 per cent of feminine voters and 37.37 per cent of transgender voters exercised their franchise as per the preliminary evaluation until 6.55 PM.
The state witnessed huge turnout until afternoon however incessant rain in central Kerala decreased the footfall later.
Polling was held for 140 meeting constituencies of Kerala throughout 40,771 polling stations within the state.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (Dharmadam), chief of opposition within the state meeting Ramesh Chennithala (Haripad), senior Congress chief Oommen Chandy (Puthupally), BJP state president, Okay Surendran (Konni and Manjeswaram) and ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan, (Palakkad) have been amongst those that had voted.
Apart from Vijayan, 11 of his cupboard colleagues are among the many 957 candidates within the fray.
The 2016 Meeting elections noticed 77.53 per cent voter turnout, whereas the Lok Sabha polls in 2019 noticed a participation of 77.84 per cent electors.
Native physique polls in 2020 noticed a voter turnout of 76.2 per cent.