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LIVE UPDATES: Election Coverage in Central Maldives

Voting events as they take place in Kaafu, Alif Alif, Alif Dhaalu, Vaavu, Faafu, Dhaalu, Meeru and Thaa Atoll.

06 April 2019, MVT 09:35
A voter casts his ballot at a polling station for Thaa Atoll placed in Male'. PHOTO: NISHAN ALI/ MIHAARU
A voter shows off the indelible ink on their finger after voting in the 2019 Parliamentary Election. PHOTO: HUSSAIN WAHEED / MIHAARU
06 April 2019, MVT 09:35

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Voting begins in Male' City, Kaafu Atoll

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Former President Mohamed Nasheed voted in Parliamentary Elections.

Former President Mohamed Nasheed preparing to cast his vote. PHOTO: MALDIVIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY (MDP)

The former President is contesting for Machangoalhi Central constituency.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid Voted in the Parliamentary Elections.

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Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage Yumna Maumoon casts her ballot.

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Voting commences for the Parliamentary Election 2019. VIDEO/MIHAARU

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Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom casts his ballot.

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Faris Maumoon, member of Maldives Reform Movement and candidate for Machangolhi South constituency, casts his vote.

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Out of four boxes placed in Billabong International High School of Machangoali South constituency one of the boxes has a long line of voters waiting to cast their ballots.

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Ahmed Shareef, the president of the Elections Commission, casts his vote.

He has called on all eligible individuals to head to the polling stations and vote as soon as possible.

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