voting in 14 meeting constituencies of Ernakulam were given off to a slow start way to incessant rains from Monday morning.
but, polling picked up appreciably after the primary hour when rain stopped. voting started right at thedot in all constituencies after the mock ballot exercising inside the presence of booth agents of politicalevents to ensure that the digital vote casting Machines had been in order.
The update of voter turnout within the initial hours through the election department was at first-ratesketchy thanks to the breakdown of the Android-primarily based SMS gadget put in region for the presiding officials to make hourly updates.
three EVMs in Perumbavur constituency evolved snag. They had been promptly replaced and pollingpersevered unabated. more than forty one in step with cent of electorate at the polling booth at an anganawady at Korunkotta had forged their votes through 10.30 a.m. by the way the booth has the lowestnumber of electorate inside the district. across the identical time the polling passed 51 in step with cent in Thalukandom Adivasi colony in Kothamangalam.
energy failed in polling cubicles in Kunnathunadu constituency but changed into restored soon.
Actors Mammootty and son Dulqar Salman voted on the government excessive school in Panamppilly Nagar. rising after vote casting, Mr. Salman exhorted all, mainly kids to pop out and vote in hordes. k. Babu, who’s contesting from Tripunithura constituency as UDF candidate, voted at the authorities girlsexcessive college, Tripunithura.
District collector M.G. Rajamanickam and spouse Nishanthini, SP, voted at SRV excessive college, Ernakulam.