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Polling ends for Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Polling ends for Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Nov 2018 8:39 AM GMT

Jammu/Srinagar: Polling for the fifth phase of Panchayat elections ended peacefully on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir. The overall voter turnout in the 8 a.m.-2 p.m. was 34.9 per cent in the Kashmir Valley, with Kupwara district recording the highest of 45.9 per cent and Pulwama district the lowest (0.4 per cent). The voter participation was 84.2 per cent in Jammu division, with Jammu district accounting for 87.6 per cent. The overall voter turnout in the state was 72.8 per cent. Voting took place in 2,512 polling stations — 769 in Kashmir and 1,743 in Jammu divisions. (IANS)

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