Women voters in Udupi outnumber men

Women voters in Udupi outnumber men

There are 9,93,415 voters in Udupi district of which, 4,78,350 are men and 5,15,041 are women and 24 others.

Speaking to reporters, Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said that in Byndoor Assembly constituency, of the 2,22,427 voters, 1,08,154 are men, 1,14,259 are women and 14 others respectively. In Kundapur, the total number of voters are 1,99,575, of which 95,927 are men and 1,03,648 are women. In Udupi, there are 1,00,535 male voters, 1,06,892 female voters and 4 in others category. The total number of voters in Udupi Assembly constituency is 2,07,431. In Kaup Assembly constituency, there are 1,82,972 voters of which, 87,020 are men, 95,948 are women and four others. In Karkala, there are 1,81,010 voters of which, 86,714 are men, 94,294 are women and two others respectively.

As many as 6,354 polling staff, who have already undergone the first round of training, have been appointed for election duties. The second round of training will be held on Sunday. The postal ballot facilities have been offered to eligible voters. She added that there is an Election Commission app which helps voters to register their request for wheelchairs and other facilities and also offers them information about the polling booths.

A sum of Rs 93,62,130 was seized in different 17 cases under violation of model code of conduct. While five cases were reported in Byndoor, three were from Kundapur, two in Udupi and five in Kaup. As many as 35 cases have been registered of which, three are in Byndoor, five in Kundapur, 11 in Uudpi, six in Kaup and 10 in Karkala.

She said that campaigning and advertisements should end before 48 hours of the election. Besides, special permission should be sought from the Media Monitoring and Certification Committee if at all the advertisements should be carried on May 11 and 12.

The Excise department has seized 13,207.40 litres of liquor while the police department has seized 261.57 litres of liquor.