Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Voting in some polling booths in Tamil Nadu was delayed on Thursday owing to technical problems with the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), as per reports reaching here.
In the Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha constituency, voters had to stand in queue in several booths for nearly an hour to cast their votes.
Similarly, at a booth in Chennai there was a technical glitch that delayed voting for also about an hour.
Otherwise, brisk polling was witnessed across the state with political leaders and movie starts casting their votes soon after polling for the 38 Lok Sabha seats and 18 Assembly constituencies began at 7 a.m.
Chief Minister K.Palaniswami, Congress leader P. Chidambaram, actor-politician Rajinikanth, BJP Tamil Nadu leader Tamilisai Soundararajan, actors Ajith, Vijay and others have already cast their votes.