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Over 1.31 cr women,119 transgenders to vote in Apr 23 LS polls

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Over 1.31 crore women and 119 transgenders will be among the total of 2.54 crore voters in who are expected to exercise their franchise in the April 23 polls in the state.

Malappuram district has got the maximum number of voters --30,47,923 and Wayanad the least --- 5,81,245, Chief Electoral Officer Teeka told reporters here Monday.

"The model code of conduct is already in place. The notification will be issued on March 28. The last date for submitting the nomination is April 4 and the last date to withdraw the same is on April 8," Meena said.

He also said there are 24,970 polling booths in

"There are 1,22,97,403 male voters and 1,31,11,189 female voters. There are 119 transgender voters this time," Meena said.

He said all officials on election duty had been properly trained on how to operate Electronic Voting Machines.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 20:57 IST