Central Kashmir’s Budgam district recorded a voter turnout of 6.5% while north Kashmir’s Barmulla recorded the highest turnout till 12 noon – 43.6%.
In Kupwara district the voting was recorded 33.7% while in its neighboring district Bandipora it was recorded 10.8%.
In Srinagar district, 7.7% exercised their franchisee.
Meanwhile, in Jammu division, Jammu district has recorded highest percentage 64.9% till 12:00 while 64.8% voting has been recorded in the Samba district.
The other districts Rajouri, Kathua, and Reasi have recorded a turnout of 60.5%, 63.5% and 62.0% respectively.
Amid shutdown, the elections are underway in the Valley.