Catholic nuns wait outside a polling booth to cast votes for Kerala Assembly elections, in Kochi. (File Photo)
The exit poll results for Kerala that went to the polls on April 6 will be out Thursday, April 29. Around 73.58% of the total 2.74 crore voters exercising their franchise on the day of polling. The exit polls will begin shortly after voting for the eighth phase in West Bengal will conclude.
Kerala is among the five states that went to the polls in March and April. The other four are Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and the Union territory of Puducherry. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu went to polls in a single phase, Assam and West Bengal had multiple phases. Assam had three phases while West Bengal had eight – the final phase will take place tomorrow.
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There is a three-way battle in the state between the incumbent Left-led LDF, the Congress-led UDF, and the BJP.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is seeking another term in office. PM Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah had campaigned extensively for the BJP. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had also took an active part in the main opposition party’s campaign in the southern state.