Kerala exit ballot outcomes 2021: The single-phase election to 140 Assembly seats within the state of Kerala was held on 6 April and the counting of votes will happen on 2 May
Kerala exit ballot outcomes 2021: The exit ballot outcomes for Kerala that went to the polls on 6 April might be out as we speak (Thursday, 29 April) after 7.30 pm. The exit polls will start shortly after voting for the eighth and remaining section in West Bengal will conclude.
Kerala is among the many 4 states and one UT that went to the polls this 12 months. The different three states are Assam, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, which went to polls together with the Union Territory of Puducherry. While Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry went to polls in a single section, Assam and West Bengal had a number of phases. Assam had three phases whereas Bengal had eight.
Single-phase election to 140 Assembly seats within the state of Kerala was held on 6 April and the counting of votes will happen on 2 May.
A voter turnout of 73.58 p.c was recorded, in accordance with the estimated figures on the EC’s Voter Turnout app.
The state will witness a three-way battle between the incumbent Left-led LDF, the Congress-led UDF, and the BJP.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is in search of one other time period in workplace, at the same time as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah campaigned extensively for the BJP. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi additionally took an lively half in Congress-led UDF’s marketing campaign within the southern state.
Several heavyweights together with senior Congress chief and former chief minister Oommen Chandy, Kerala Congress (M) chief Jose Okay Mani, a key accomplice of the CPI(M)-led LDF, two Rajya Sabha BJP MPs KJ Alphons and Suresh Gopi are within the fray from constituencies unfold throughout Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam and elements of Thrissur.
Central Kerala is taken into account a stronghold of the Congress-led UDF, however the LDF put up a powerful present within the December 2020 civic polls, profitable many native physique seats.
Additionally, the Sabarimala temple situation and the incumbent authorities’s COVID-19 administration have been additionally seen as more likely to play on the minds of voters.
With inputs from PTI