The native physique polls in Kerala will probably be held in three phases from December 8 adhering to strict COIVD-19 protocol, State Election Commissioner V Bhaskaran stated in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.
While the primary part on December 8 will probably be held in 5 districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathnamthitta, Alappuzha and Idukki, the second will probably be on December 10 at Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Wayanad.
The third part on December 14 will probably be within the remaining 4 districts of Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod, Bhaskaran advised reporters.
The final date for submitting nominations is November 19. Scrutiny will probably be on November 20 and the final date of withdrawal is November 23. The counting of votes will probably be on December 16.
Mr Bhaskaran stated voters who’re Covid constructive can train their franchise via postal ballots and will inform the polling officers three days earlier than the election.
He stated the mannequin code of conduct would come into impact from at this time.
An citizens of over 2.71 crore will train their franchise to elect representatives to 941 gram panchayats, 152 block panchayats, 14 district panchayats, 86 municipalities and 6 municipal companies.