Kashmir: Fifth phase of district development council elections

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“Jammu and Kashmir: 9.46 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9am during the fifth phase of District Development Council elections,” ANI reported.

Source: ANI, By : Toshiva Jain, Thursday, 11:25am

Source: Times of India

The fifth phase of District Development Council Elections are happening in Kashmir on Thursday morning. people have arrived at the Gandderbal polling station. 9.46 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9am during the fifth phase of District Development Council elections,” ANI reported.

The total candidates are 299. Out of the 280 constituencies in the Union Territory, 37 vote in this phase. This includes 17 in Kashmir and 20 in Jammu division.

Voting is conducted for panchayat bye-polls in 58 posts of sarpanch and 218 vacant panch seats. “There are 125 sarpanch vacancies which have been notified in the fifth phase and out of these 30 have been elected unopposed,” State Election Commissioner KK Sharma said on Wednesday.