Rural local body polls peaceful in TN


Polling in the rural local body elections in nine districts of Tamil Nadu is progressing peacefully and at a brisk pace amid tight security on Saturday.

Polling is being held in Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Tirupattur and Villupuram districts.

According to Tamil Nadu State Election Commission, 46.86 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 1 p.m. In the first of polls held on October 6, 77.43 per cent polling was recorded.

The polling will be held till 6 p.m. Counting of votes will be taken up on October 12.