85.21 % voters cast their vote on 5th Phase of polling in Ramban

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As many as 84.97 percent that is 11478 voters of 13508 voters in Batote block while 85.70 percentage that is 5715 voters of 6669 voters in Rajgarh block of Ramban district making a total of 85.21 percent voters casted their votes under the clear and bright sunny sky in a peaceful way amid tight security arrangements.

For the 12 seats of Sarpanches and 88 seats of Panches in Batote block 46 candidates contested for Sarpanches and 162 for the seats of Panches while as in Rajgarh block for the 6 seats of Sarpanches and 46 seats of Panches 25 and 86 candidates contested for the Sarpanches and Panches respectively.

As many as 19 and 10 candidates were already elected as Panches unopposed in Batote and Rajgarh blocks respectively.

Deputy Commissioner (DC), Ramban Showkat Aijaz Bhat, remained in Rajgarh for the whole day and supervised the whole election process by visiting some polling booths randomly.

Soonafter, the completion of the polling the counting of votes was started at the headquarter of Assistant Returning Officer.

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