Kerala Assembly Elections | Thrikkakara records over 69% polling
Voting was peaceable within the Thrikkakara constituency, which recorded a complete polling proportion of 69.20.
Polling was brisk within the morning hours, with almost 7% of voters exercising their franchise inside an hour of graduation of voting at 7 a.m. By 10 a.m., polling proportion had gone as much as 16.30, and by 12 midday, it was almost 32%.
There have been no untoward incidents or disruption of polling at any cubicles.
Incidentally, an argument sprouted between a bunch of BJP supporters and the police over permitting information photographers to seize footage of actor Mammootty who got here to solid his vote at CKC LP School at Ponnurunni. The actor didn’t meet newspersons who have been on the premises of the sales space to take his pictures. The incident came about round 11.30 a.m. at Booth 63 A on the faculty however was resolved shortly with out affecting the voting course of.
Sitting MLA and UDF candidate P.T. Thomas solid his vote at Skiltech centre at Pipeline Junction, and BJP candidate S. Saji voted at CKPC LP School, Ponnurunni.
The Angamaly constituency recorded 75.93% polling. Voting was peaceable, and it picked up momentum within the afternoon. The polling proportion stood at 5.46 by 8 a.m., and it went as much as 16.33% by 10 a.m., and by midday, it was 34.25%. The constituency had seen a voter turnout of 82.98% within the 2016 elections.
Sitting MLA Roji M. John of the UDF solid his vote at Booth 84 at LP School, Kothamkulangara, whereas Jose Thettayil of the LDF voted at Booth 110 of the Angamaly block workplace.