Panchayat polls: 75.2% voting recorded in J&K, above 55% in Kashmir division


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More than 75% voters cast their votes in Jammu and Kashmir while as a voter turnout of 55.7% was recorded in the Kashmir division in the third phase of panchayat polls amid shutdown and boycott call by the joint resistance leadership (JRL).

Highest voter turnout of 59.7% was recorded in Kupwara district of north Kashmir and lowest turnout in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir witnessing just 12% voting.

While 75.6% percent voting was recorded in the Kargil district and 64.1% voters cast their votes in Leh.

In Baramulla the turnout was 30.8% while as it was 40.9% in Budgam district.

In Jammu division the more than  eighty percent people excericsed their franchisee, however in  Doda the total  turnout was recorded as 77.4%.

The highest turnout was recorded  in Poonch where 87.8% people cast their vote followed by Ramban with 85.7%.

In the other districts it was recorded as 84.9% in Kishtwar,83.8% in Udhampur , 80.3% in Rajouri, 62.2% in Ramban and 83.2% in Kathua.

The overall percentage in Jammu touched 83%.


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