Panchayat Polls 2018: JK witnesses 71.3% voting in Phase-IV

Panchayat Polls 2018: JK witnesses 71.3% voting in Phase-IV
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SRINAGAR: In the Phase-IV of panchayat elections held on Tuesday, the overall poll percentage of 71.3 percent was witnessed across the state.
According to the Chief Electoral Officer J&K, Shaleen Kabra, an overwhelming 82.4 percent polling was witnessed in Jammu division and 32.3 percent in Kashmir division.
Giving district-wise details in percentage, Kabra said that Kupwara witnessed 56.1, Bandipora 24.4, Baramulla 62.4, Budgam 46.3, Pulwama 0.6, Kulgam 14.5, Anantnag 6.2, Kishtwar 82.3, Doda 84.6, Ramban 81.1, Udhampur 78.9, Kathua 80.7, Jammu 85.2, Rajouri 81.8 and Poonch 82.5.
Kabra said in the Phase-I of panchayat polls held on 17 November 2018, 74.1 percent polling was recorded across J&K including 64.5 percent in Kashmir division and 79.4 percent in Jammu division.
In the Phase-II of panchayat polls held on 20 November 2018, overall 71.1 percent polling was witnessed across the State with an overwhelming 80.4 percent polling in Jammu division and 52.2 percent in Kashmir division.
He said in Phase-III, the State witnessed a polling percentage of 75.2 percent which includes 55.7 percent in Kashmir division and 83.0 percent in Jammu division. Voting for Phase-V of panchayat polls will take place on 29 November 2018.