Kottayam, Sep 26 : The counting of votes for the Pala Assembly Seat where a byelection was held on September 23 will begin at Carmel Public School in Pala at 8am on Friday.
Postal votes would be counted first and after that the counting of votes in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) will begin, District Election authorities said on Thursday. All the EVMs were shifted to the strong rooms in the school.
Of the 176 booths, booth 60 at Vellani government lower primary school and booth 147 at Vilakkumadam Government LP school recorded the highest polling of 83.78 per cent and booth 42 at Melukavu Church Mission School recorded the lowest turn out of 62.62 per cent.
General election observer Poornima Chauhan verified the Register of Voters and other related documents brought from the polling booths. (UNI)