The two-phase Kerala local body elections will begin on 2 November. The polling will conclude on 5 November, while the results will be declared on 7 November.
The first phase of the election will cover seven districts including Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Idukki, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod, while the second phase will cover Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram.
The major coalitions -- the Congress-led United Democratic Front and the CPM-led Left Democratic Front -- will face stiff competition from the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Civic body polls in figures
|Total number of voters||2.5 crore|
|New voters||5 lakh|
|Total no of wards||21,871|
2010 civic body polls outcome