Kerala local body election: 78.62% pollling recorded in 3rd and final phase
The first phase for the southernmost districts including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, and Idukki on Immaculate Conception recorded a turnout of 73.12 per cent.
The second phase of the election
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Industries Minister E P Jayarajan, senior CPI(M) leader and Polit Bureau member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, Congress leader and former minister Aryadan Mohammed, IUML state president Panakkad Hyderali Shihab Thangal, and P KKunhalikutty, MP, were among
Vijayan later expressed confidence that the ruling Left Democratic Front would achieve