High polling rate marked in Konni and Aroor constituencies. 62.38% voting rate is marked in Konni. In Aroor, 68.5% polling rate is recorded. 60.05 % polling rate is marked in Mancheswaram.
IMD declared red alert in seven districts in the state to day and five districts tomorrow.
P S Sreedharan Pillai, BJP state President asked Election Commission to take required steps to ensure smooth polling considering the heavy rain continues on in the state.
Heavy rain with thunder and lightning will likely to continue in the state following a twin low pressure area formed at Arabian Ocean, Meteorological Department informed. The low pressure will intensify in to strong low pressure over next 36 hours.
A polling percentage of 20.3% is marked in Aroor despite the heavy rain. The percentage will likely to increase in the coming hours. In Mancheswaram where heavy rain is the polling, takes place in smoothly. In Koni, heavy rain affected the polling and lower number of voters is seen in
Train services were stopped after water entered in to South railway station, Railway informed. Train services blockaded in many places due to water flooded in to South railway stations. Soil eroded over roads in many places and it will take hours to remove the soil.
Among the 342 residents at Maradu flats, only 241 owners applied for compensation. 214 flat owners have already handed over the application to the committee and 5 persons will be given application today. Ten of the submitted application has been set aside for lack of required documents.
On last day, the row over between VS and K Sudhakaran, Congress leader over reference to VS’s age and his reply to him was remarkable. VS, the great crowd puller, with his usual wit retorted over referring the ‘black haired old men with shortage of brain’.
He said his mother died after she drank the water given by Jolly. He was a witness to the incident. Sily died at a dental clinic where she went along with Jolly and Shaju to consult doctor for her husband.
The six-member team who were hired his auto is reportedly killed him nearby Central hall here.