Voters queue up despite severe cold in J&K DDC polls

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Jammu,: Voters queue up despite severe cold in J& K DDC polls Voters were queuing up to cast their votes in the second phase of District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday despite severe cold conditions prevailing in Kashmir and hilly areas of Jammu. Voters queue up despite severe cold in J& K DDC polls. The maiden elections will help representatives to the District Development Councils as part of the local self-government.

People in 43 constituencies will vote in the second phase of DDC elections, including 25 in the Kashmir division and 18 in the Jammu division.

Kashmir division’s overall polling percentage till 9 am was 3.23 and Jammu division’s 10.36. Overall, 6.61 percent of voters had cast their votes by 9 am.

In the Kashmir division, Kupwara recorded a polling percentage of 3.54, Bandipora 15.56, Baramulla 1.88, Ganderbal 2.44, Srinagar 8.33, Budgam 2.09, Pulwama 0.71, Shopian 2.11, Kulgam 1.89, and Anantnag 4.47 till 9 am.

Similarly, in the Jammu division, Kishtwar saw a voting percentage of 8.49, Doda 9.08, Ramban 6.39, Reasi 10.90, Udhampur 9.26, Kathua 10.45, Samba 17.27, Jammu 9.80, Rajouri 9.06, and Poonch 13.49 till 9 am.

–IANS

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