Polling officials have allowed tendered votes in situations in which they were convinced that genuine voters had lost their rights to impersonators.
Serious legal issues are involved in the act of sharing personal information along with the photo of the individuals to a foreign-based company, CPM politburo member M A Baby said.
Such voters may also be asked to give their thumb impression apart from the mandatory signature by the polling officers on duty at the voting centres.
The UDF candidate in Kazhakkoottam, Dr S S Lal, too, has two votes in the Vattiyoorkkavu Assembly constituency.
The revelations point to serious lapses on the part of the officials as no one else can manipulate the electoral rolls.
Kerala Poll Buzz is packed with analytical pieces, curated stories, social media buzz, statistics and political cartoons to keep you up-to-date with all the political developments.
In Kerala where the winning candidates often have a slender victory margin any misuse of even a few hundred postal ballots could influence the election results decisively.
The names of a single voter has been included in the voters list of the same constituency four to five times, Chennithala alleged.
All voters whose names figure in the electoral rolls for the Legislative Assembly and Lok Sabha elections can download their e-EPIC from the Election Commission of India's portal.
The Election Commission (EC) is toying with the idea of providing voters with election photo identity card in a digital format for easy accessibility, a senior official said.