The third phase of elections to Jammu and Kashmir’s District Development Councils (DDC) on Friday recorded a voter percentage of 25.58 till 11 am across 33 constituencies spread over all the districts of the Union Territory, officials said.
As per the figures given by the office of the State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Kupwara has recorded a voting percentage of 15.90 percent, Bandipora 32.36 percent, Baramulla 12.63 percent, Ganderbal 7.38 percent, Budgam 28.11 percent, Pulwama 5.43 percent, Shopian 10.09 percent, Kulgam 41.60 percent and Anantnag 7.65 percent till 11:00 am.
Similarly, in the Jammu division, Kishtwar has recorded a voting percentage of 35.03, Doda 28.28 percent, Ramban 35.30 percent, Reasi 39.24 percent, Kathua 31.66 percent, Samba 39.85 percent, Jammu 39.31 percent, Rajouri 43.83 percent, and Poonch 35.22 percent till 11:00 am.
Moreover, it was informed that the Kashmir Division recorded an overall polling percentage of 13.64 while Jammu Division recorded 37.17 percent up to 11:00 am.
In the third phase of DDC elections, voting is being conducted in 33 constituencies, including 16 from the Kashmir Division and 17 from the Jammu Division, for which 2,046 polling stations including 792 in the Jammu division and 1,254 in Kashmir division have been set up for the conduct of elections in a smooth manner.