Udayavni Special

15 Russians cast vote in Kerala for upcoming parliamentary election back home


PTI, Sep 12, 2021, 6:03 PM IST

Thiruvananthapuram: Fifteen out of around 50 Russians, including tourists and residents in Kerala, turned up at the Honorary Consulate of the Russian Federation here on Sunday to cast their votes to elect the deputies to the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia.

Ratheesh C Nair, Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation, told PTI that voting commenced from 11 am and ended at 3pm, by when 15 people cast their votes.

He said more people could not come in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

Nair said the ballots would be collected and sent to the Consulate in Chennai from where it will be sent to Russia via the diplomatic bag in time for the parliamentary elections there which is scheduled to be held in three phases from September 17 to 19.

He said this was the fourth time this method has been used to enable Russians here to participate in the elections being held back home.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

”Dose of hope”: Biden pushing rich nations to share vaccine

“Great honour”, says Kasturirangan on heading school curriculum panel

Man uploads morphed pic of girlfriend and her family, arrested

Trojan posing as IT refund skulking to attack Android phone bank customers

‘Induction can’t be postponed by one year’: SC rejects Centre’s plea to defer NDA exams for women

Karnataka Assembly passes three bills related to GST, T&P and online gambling

Rohan Monteiro buys Karnataka’s first Bentley Bentayga V8 SUV

Related Articles More

“Great honour”, says Kasturirangan on heading school curriculum panel

Telangana man who built KCR temple puts it on sale

‘Induction can’t be postponed by one year’: SC rejects Centre’s plea to defer NDA exams for women

SC declines Shree Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust’s plea to exempt it from audit of 25 yrs

UNGA address will focus on Covid, need to combat terrorism, climate change: PM ahead of US visit

MUST WATCH

Custard apple plants in chittapura

How To Make Betel Leaf Garland For God

Fire breaks at residential appartment in bengaluru

protest of safai karmachari at raichuru

LIVE : Karnataka Assembly Session 21-09-2021| Afternoon Session


Latest Additions

India’s oldest mosque basks in past glory after renovation; set for reopening

Supreme Court rejects Padmanabhaswamy Temple Trust’s plea seeking exemption from audit

”Dose of hope”: Biden pushing rich nations to share vaccine

“Great honour”, says Kasturirangan on heading school curriculum panel

Man uploads morphed pic of girlfriend and her family, arrested

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.