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7.89% votes polled in south Kashmir’s Pulwama during sixth phase of DDC election

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Pulwama: In the sixth phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections being held across Jammu and Kashmir, Newa constituency in Pulwama district recorded 7.89 polling percentage on Sunday.

Officials said that out of 17,300 votes, 1365 votes were polled in the constituency till 2 pm. The highest votes were polled in Gongo area followed by Inder and Urchersoo while as some areas including Aakripora witnessed zero polling percentage.

Meanwhile, 42.79% voter percentage was witnessed across different constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 1 pm.

As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir division, Pulwama has recorded voting percentage of 6.80%, Baramulla 26.68%, Kulgam 32.71%, Shopian 3.66%, Anantnag 20.95%, Bandipora 40.57%, Ganderbal 45.89%, Kupwara 41.21% and Budgam 27.44% till 01:00 pm.

Similarly, in Jammu division, Udhampur has recorded voting percentage of 54.69%, Jammu 55.62%, Kathua 50.09%, Ramban 61.91%, Doda 53.39%, Samba 60.61%, Poonch 60.73%, Rajouri 63.07% and Reasi 61.21% till 01:00 pm.

Moreover, it was informed that the Kashmir recorded an overall polling percentage of 26.28% while Jammu recorded 56.90% up to 1 pm.

Pertinently, the voting is being held in 31 DDC constituencies, 14 from Kashmir division and 17 from Jammu division.

 

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