Kerala set ready for single-phase polls on Tuesday with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Alphons Kannamthanam and sitting MP Shashi Tharoor among those whose fates will be decided today. 7% polling noted till 9 a.m.
Over 12% of votes were polled in Kerala by 10 a.m. Of the total 2.61 crore voters, 33.7 lakh voters (12.51%) cast their votes in the first three hours of voting, according to a 10 a.m. update from the Election Commission.
One voter died while standing in a queue at Chokli in Kannur. A 64-year old woman who was standing in a queue at the polling booth at Ramavilasam High School at Chokli near Thalassery died after collapsing in the morning.