All the political parties have fielded candidates from Palakkad district for the first time in many years, snapping reliance on leaders from other parts of the state.
The 97-year-old veteran Communist leader has been avoiding public meetings because of health issues.
CPM-led Left Democratic Front is ruling seven out of the eight panchayats in the constituency.
Upma, banana and tea is served for breakfast on Saturdays. Special mutton curry is served on Saturday with rice, thoran and puliserry.
On Monday, than Rs 2.5 lakh was collected as entry fee.
48 hours is a little less to explore this beautiful land, but then, let this be a start.