Thiruvananthapuram: The Alakunnam ward of Vilappil Grama Panchayat is all set to witness keen contest.
The LDF is trying to regain the ward from BJP by fielding youth leader Anitha Praveen.
NDA is fielding Geethakumari, a newcomer by replacing three-time ward member and UDF is fielding L. Latha, who is a relative of NDA candidate.
According to latest trend, LDF candidate is having a slight edge over other candidates.
LDF candidate Anitha expressed confidence that her party will win Alakunnam ward.
The local body polls in Kerala will be held in three phases from December 8 adhering to strict COVID-19 protocol. While the first phase on December 8 will be held in five districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathnamthitta, Alappuzha and Idukki, the second will be on December 10 at Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad and Wayanad.
The third phase on December 14 will be in the remaining four districts of Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod.