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Kerala: Malappuram Lok Sabha bypoll counting underway

ANI  |  Malappuram (Kerala) [India] 

The counting of votes polled in the April 12 Malappuram bypoll in is currently underway amid tight security.

According to Commission data, 70.41 percent out of 13.12 lakh voters had exercised their franchise, marking a slight dip in the 71.41 per cent polled in the 2014 general in the minority dominated constituency.

The counting is going at the College Malappuram.

The postal ballots are being count in the first session of counting.

Initial trends show Congress-led-candidate P.K. Kunhalikutty is leading by more than 3,000 votes.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 09:28 IST