Kashmir records 38.8 percent voter turnout in the last phase of Panchayat Polls

Srinagar: Kashmir witnessed an overall overall 38.8 percent voter turnout in the final phase of Panchayat Polls.

The polls which started from 8am till 2pm were held at 452 polling stations in Kashmir.

Kupwara witnessed 53.6 percent, Bandipora 46 percent, Baramulla 38.9 percent, Ganderbal 20.9 percent, Budgam 38.8 percent, Pulwama 1.4 percent and Anantnag 24.8 percent.

430 candidates were in fray for 55 Sarpanch and 138 Panch seats while 68 Sarpanchs and 433 Panchs were elected unopposed in this phase.

The polls which began last month was conducted in nine phases.

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