Advertisement

Two senior citizens die in Kerala while waiting to vote

Vijayi (65) was waiting for her turn to vote at the Chokli Rama vilasam L P School booth near Panur, which comes under Vatakara constituency when she collapsed, police said.

People standing at a polling booth in Kerala
PTI Kannur April 23, 2019 15:08 IST
Advertisement

Two senior citizens collapsed and died while waiting to cast their vote in two Lok Sabha constituencies, while another elderly person shortly after exercising his franchise in Kerala Tuesday.

Vijayi (65) was waiting for her turn to vote at the Chokli Rama vilasam L P School booth near Panur, which comes under Vatakara constituency when she collapsed, police said.

Though she was rushed to the hospital, she could not be saved.

Advertisement

Similarly, Paapachan (80) collapsed and died at a polling booth in Vadasserikkara in Pathanamthitta district.

In another incident here, 72-year-old Venugopala Marar, who complained of uneasiness after reaching home from the polling station, was declared brought dead at the cooperative hospital in Taliparamba.

Fight against Coronavirus: Full coverage

Advertisement

More from election