Tamil Nadu Meeting election: DMK MP Kanimozhi, different COVID-19 affected individuals vote sporting PPE equipment | India Information
Chennai: DMK Lok Sabha MP Kanimozhi, who’s being handled for COVID-19 voted at a polling station by sporting the Private Protecting Gear (PPE) equipment on Tuesday (April 6).
Additionally, plenty of others being handled for the virus voted in Chennai and in different elements of Tamil Nadu, reported information company ANI.
Kanimozhi, additionally DMK’s ladies’s wing secretary, arrived in an ambulance from the hospital the place she is being handled for the an infection and voted with the PPE equipment on. She had examined optimistic for the virus on April 3.
Forward of the arrival of individuals contaminated with the coronavirus, all personnel in polling stations donned the PPE kits and facilitated their voting. The premises have been sanitised later.
The final hour (6 pm-7 pm) of polling was earmarked for COVID-19-infected voters or these suspected to be contaminated by the virus.
The entire variety of individuals, who selected to vote utilizing PPEs regardless of being contaminated by the virus, just isn’t identified instantly.
Voter turnout crossed 60 per cent in Tamil Nadu by night as polling continued peacefully with key leaders together with AIADMK’s Okay Palaniswami, O Panneerselvam and DMK chief M Okay Stalin exercising their franchise for the April 6 meeting polls.
Sporadic, ballot associated minor incidents have been, nevertheless, reported from a few locations although there have been no main untoward incidents.
Until 5 pm, the polling was 63.60 per cent, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo advised reporters.