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8th phase of DDC polls concludes peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir

In Jammu and Kashmir, polling for the 8th phase of the District Development Council concluded peacefully at 2 P.M  today.  40.91% voter turnout was recorded by 1 PM.

Impressive turnout of voters was seen in Jammu Division  where 56.40%  electorate had exercised their franchise by  1 P.M.  In  Kashmir valley, 25.90% polling was recorded. 

In Kashmir Valley Kupwara  district recorded the highest voter turnout  of 53.61% percent. Bandipora  district recorded 49.07% voter turnout followed by Baramulla   with 39.26%.

In Jammu Division Poonch district recorded the highest voter turnout of 70.09% followed  by Rajouri  68.57% and Reasi 67.23% till 1 pm .

In the 8th Phase of DDC elections, voting was  held in  28 DDC constituencies, 13 from Kashmir division and 15 from Jammu division. A total of 168 candidates were in the fray.  Of them, 122 candidates are male and 46  are female.

A total of 6,40,443   electorate were eligible to exercise their franchise. 1,703 Polling booths were set up.

 

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