There are 5971 candidates,after the scrutiny of nominations for the upcoming local body elections in the district. Out of this 2955 are men and 3016 women.
District panchayath (127) 67-men,60-women
Block Panchayaths (551) 268-men,283-women
Grama panchayaths (4072) 1985-men,2087-women
Corporation (337) men 175 women-162
Municipalities (884) men-460 women-424.
Meanwhile a mobile exhibition has begun its tour to make voters aware of the use of electronic voting machine.
District Collector N.Prasanth flagged of the exhibition van at the Collectorate compound.
Election Deputy Collector N. Prabhavathy explained the functions of the voting machine.
District Information Officer Khadar Palazhi,Election section senior superintend K.muraleedharan attended the function.
The organizer of the moving exhibition is the department of Information and Public Relations, as per the guidance of the state election commission.