DDC polls: 8.33% votes polled till 9am across J&K in the third phase
A voter turnout of 8.33% was recorded in the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu & Kashmir until 9am on Friday.
The state election commissioner’s office said Kupwara recorded 3.41%, Bandipora 9.03%, Baramulla 1.78%, Ganderbal 1.33%, Budgam 8.14%, Pulwama 1.75%, Shopian 2.74%, Kulgam 10.02% and Anantnag 0.45% turnout till 09:00 am.
In the Jammu division, Kishtwar recorded voting percentage of 11.76%, Doda 9%, Ramban 8.76%, Reasi 14.70%, Kathua 11.73%, Samba 17.50%, Jammu 15.22%, Rajouri 15.21% and Poonch 12.15% till 09:00 am.
The Kashmir division recorded an overall polling percentage of 2.91% while the Jammu division 13.59% up to 09:00 am.
In the third phase, voting is being held in 33 constituencies.
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