Thiruvananthapuram: As figures change hourly, LDF and UDF gain varying results in local body polls.

Latest results indicate a reinforcement of LDF’s position across the state, despite the fears that recent controversies surrounding the gold smuggling and allied allegations would dint the prospects of the ruling front.

Surprising its arch-rival all along leading in Kozhikode’s Onchiyam for hours, CPIM lost to RMP, say updates at this hour.

BJP opening account in Kannur Municipal Corporation remains a real surprise. NDA candidate PK Shaiju from Pallikunnu goes down in poll records as the first to make BJP’s presence felt in the red bastion.

The BJP has also strengthened its position overall in the state, including capturing the Pandalam municipality with an absolute majority, from the LDF.

political fronts keeping their fngers crossed, the results of the three-tier local body polls in the State are likely a template for the Assembly polls due in another four months.

The counting of votes polled in the 2020 local body elections in Keralais continuing in 244 centres across the State. Trends project a emphatic victory for the Left Democratic Front (LDF), even as the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance scores some significant political points in different parts of the State. Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) to has registered a decent performance.

The results of the three-tier local body polls in the State are likely a template for the Assembly polls due in another four months. The local body elections were conducted in three phases on December 8, 10 and 14. The public can keep track of the election trends on

SDPI and Welfare Party, which have won a total of 107 and 58 respect up to 3 pm .