Bengaluru: From centenarians to first-time voters, and even brides and wheelchair-bound people, Karnataka saw voters of various hues coming out to exercise their electoral franchise in the assembly polls on Saturday.
A 104-year-old pontiff came all the way to the polling booth to cast his vote polling booth in Tumkuru.
Dodging all difficulties, an 87-year-old wheelchair-borne woman came to cast her vote at booth no. 150 in Shimoga and a differently-abled person arrived to vote at a polling booth in Badami.
A total of 2,654 candidates are in the fray and 4.96-crore electorate, including 2.44 crore women, casting their votes. Over 15 lakh people are first-time voters in the 18-19 age group.