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J&K DDC polls: 26.07% votes polled in 4 hrs in last phase

IANS | December 19, 2020 01:56 PM

JAMMU: The eighth and last phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in J&K recorded a voter percentage of 26.07 per cent across across constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu & Kashmir in the first four hours of polling till 11 a.m. on Saturday, officials said.

As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Pulwama recorded voting percentage of 4.35, Baramulla 25.56, Kulgam 4.66, Shopian 3.79, Anantnag 4.63, Bandipora 30.77, Kupwara 33.43 and Budgam 19.10 till 11 a.m.

Similarly, in Jammu division, Kishtwar has recorded voting percentage of 34.15, Udhampur 24.56, Jammu 36.64, Kathua 34.45, Ramban 36.14, Doda 34.02, Samba 42.01, Poonch 43.88, Rajouri 40.68 and Reasi 41.87 till 11:00 a.m.

Kashmir Division recorded an overall polling percentage of 16.08 while Jammu Division recorded 36.37 upto 11 a.m.

In the 8th and last Phase of DDC elections, voting is being held in 28 DDC constituencies - 13 from Kashmir division and 15 from Jammu division - where 83 and 85 candidates are in the fray, respectively.

1, 703 polling stations have been setup in the last phase of DDC polls - 1028 in Kashmir division and 675 in Jammu division for smooth conduct of elections.

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