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Kerala: Filing of papers for May 16 polls today

The filing of nominations for the May 16 Assembly polls in Kerala will start on Friday even as parties in the Congress-led ruling UDF, CPI-M, headed LDF and BJP alliance, have intensified their campaign.

The notification for the Assembly polls would be issued on Friday and last date for filing of nominations is April 29.

Scrutiny would take place on April 30 and the last date for withdrawal is May 2.

Meanwhile, the election department said it would roll out several monitoring and reporting mechanisms such as Mobile App based poll monitoring, Web casting and video recording with the help of Kerala State IT Mission.

The poll day monitoring process starts the day before the actual polling. Smooth flow of poll-related information from polling booths to officials, including Chief Electoral officer and Election Commission of India, will be ensured using an android and SMS-based mechanism, a release said.
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