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Tuesday 23 Apr 2019 01.26 PM

LS polls: Kerala records 40.68 per cent by 1 AM

Kerala, polling

Thiruvananthapuram ; Kerala recorded 40.68 per cent voting till 1 AM Tuesday, in the 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, where Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Shashi Tharoor and Union minister Alphons Kannamthanam are the key contenders.

According to Election Commission sources, the politically volatile Kannur witnessed the highest voting percentage this time- 44.27. per cent while Ponnani constituency registered 36.57 per cent.

The high profile Wayanad constituency, where the AICC chief is seeking mandate, witnessed 44.04 per cent polling so far.

Thiruvananthapuram and Pathanamthitta constituencies, which witnessed a fierce triangular fight between the CPI(M)-led LDF, Congress-headed UDF and BJP-NDA, recorded 40.68 per cent and 40.05 per cent respectively, they said.

Though complaints of technical glitches in voting machines were reported in various places,polling continued after the snags were rectified.

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