Srinagar 16 December (KNB):The 7th phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections 2020 recorded voter percentage of 10.66 per cent across different constituencies spread over different districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 09:00 am.
As per the figures given to Kashmir News Bureau by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Pulwama has recorded 2.68 per cent voting, Baramulla 3.47 per cent, Kulgam 1.51 per cent, Shopian 0.81 per cent, Anantnag 4.41 per cent, Bandipora 14.65 per cent, Ganderbal 5.76 per cent, Kupwara 8 per cent and Budgam 9.03 per cent till 09:00 am.
Officials stated that in Jammu division, Kishtwar has recorded 13.07 per cent of voting, Udhampur 11.48 per cent, Jammu 16.56 per cent, Kathua 20.13 per cent, Ramban 7.89 per cent, Doda 9.39 per cent, Samba 13.53 per cent, Poonch 16.39 per cent, Rajouri 13.37 per cent and Reasi 14.08 per cent till 09:00 am.
It further stated that the Kashmir Division recorded overall polling percentage of 6.11 per cent while Jammu Division recorded 14.43 per cent upto 09:00 am.
Pertinently, in the 7th Phase of DDC elections, voting is being held in 31 DDC constituencies, 13 from Kashmir division and 18 from Jammu division, where 148 and 150 candidates are in fray respectively.
As per officials, 1852 polling stations have been setup in this phase, 1068 in Kashmir division and 784 in Jammu division for smooth conduct of elections. (KNB)