From all-women managed 'Pink Booths' to the use of third generation Electronic Voting Machines, the elections to the Karnataka Assembly witnessed enthusiastic participation by voters to exercise their franchise to choose 222 legislators on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
Voters exercising their franchise at an all-women 'Pink Booth' in Kundagol of Dharwad district on Saturday. Female voters said they felt comfortable casting their votes in the all-women booth.
First time voters show their indelible ink after casting their votes, under Yeshwanthpur Assembly constituency, in Bengaluru.
Manini, with the bridal attire, reacts after exercising her democratic franchise, at a booth in Belagavi. Manini told presspersons that she had spoken about it to her groom long ago. "We knew the dates would clash. We decided to vote first and get married later", she said
Dr. Shivakumara Swami, the 111-year-old seer of Siddaganga Mutt casts his vote in Tumakuru.
A physically challenged person arrive to cast his vote at Holalu village in Mandya taluk.
Former cricketer Anil Kumble with his family after voting. Twitter/Anil Kumble
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his son Yathindra after casting their votes at Suddaramana Hundi polling centre in Mysuru.
Former Chief Minister and BJP's chief ministerial candidate B.S. Yeddyurappa casts his vote at Shikaripura.
Transgenders at a booth in Dakshini Kannada.
Voters stand in queue to cast their vote at a booth in MS palya, in Bengaluru on Saturday.