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LS Polls: Amid heavy deployment of forces, 2.56 percent voting in Anantnag till 10 am

Srinagar: Amid heavy deployment of armed forces, 2.56 percent voting was registered in Anantnag till 10 am on Tuesday.

Around 714 polling stations have been set up for 5,23,566 voters in six polling segments of Bijbehara, Pahalgam, Shangus, Anantnag, Kokernag and Dooru.

Officials said that Kokernag recorded a turnout of 2.56 %, Dooru 1.49 %, Shangus 1.53 %, Anantnag 1.00 %, Bijbehara 1.00 %, and Pahalgam recorded 1.90 % till 10 am.

Mehbooba Mufti, the Peoples Democratic Party President, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, state President of the Congress, Justice (Retired) Hasnain Masoodi of the National Conference, Sofi Yusuf of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Chowdhury Zafar Ali of the People’s Conference are in the fray in this constituency.

Meanwhile, internet services have been shut in the region as a precautionary measure.

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