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79% polling in Gurdaspur district

punjab Updated: Jul 03, 2013 19:47 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

A total of 79% voters exercised their franchise for panchayat elections, which passed off peacefully barring a few minor incidents of voilence, in this border district on Wednesday.

Gurdaspur deputy comissioner said that Gurdaspur block witnessed 80% voting, Dina Nagar 85%, Dorangla 85%, Sri Hargobindpur 75%, Batala 71%, Kahnuwan 78%, Fatehgarh Churian 70%, Kalanaur 92%, Dera Baba Nanak 78%, Dhariwal 75% and Qadian block 80%.

Meanwhile, polling was suspended at Nawan Pind village in Batala block due to poll-related violence, while it was suspended at Megha village in Dera Baba Nanak due to some techical reasons.