Amidst pandemic, Uttara Kannada records good voter turnout in Council polls

 Amidst pandemic, Uttara Kannada records good voter turnout in Council polls
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Deputy Commissioner Dr Harish Kumar interacting with the health officials at the polling booth

Karwar, Oct 28: Amidst the COVID pandemic, with 71.08 percent turnout, the Graduate voters of Uttara Kannada actively participated in the Council Election held on Wednesday.

Uttara Kannada is part of the West Graduate Constituency that went for election on Wednesday.

District Incharge Minister Shivaram Hebbar interacting with the party workers at Yellapur

Voting was peaceful in all the 26 polling booths in the district. From the beginning, it was a good turnout. The district recorded 10.05 percent voting at 10 am which increased to 27.47 at noon. At 2 pm it increased to 48.12 percent and at 4 pm 62.28 percent of voters had cast their vote. At 5 pm when the voting ended the turnout was 71.08 percent.

The highest voting was at the polling booth in Manchikeri Deputy Tahsildar office which recorded 82.67 percent. The lowest was 59.37 percent voting at Ankola Tahsildar’s office.

Haliyal MLA and Former Minister R V Deshpande casting his vote

COVID precaution: In the backdrop of the COVID pandemic, every voter had to sanitize their hands, undergo thermal scanning, and also wear mask. Social distancing was ensured while voting.

Officials supervise voting: Planning and Statistics department additional chief secretary and West Graduate Constituency Election Officer Shalini Rajaneesh visited polling booth number 127 at Yellapura Tahsildar office.

Deputy Commissioner Dr. Harish Kumar visited the polling booths.

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