Panchayat polls concludes with above 38 percent turnout, Pulwama records lowest turnout at 1.4 percent

Srinagar: The final phase of Panchayat polls  concluded on Tuesday with an overall 38.8 percent voter turnout in Kashmir.

The polls which started from 8am till 2pm was held at 452 polling stations in Kashmir.

Kupwara witnessed 53.6 percent, Bandipora 46 percent, Baramulla 38.9 percent, Ganderbal 20.9 percent, Budgam 38.8 percent, Pulwama 1.4 percent and Anantnag 24.8 percent.

430 candidates were in fray for 55 Sarpanch and 138 Panch seats while 68 Sarpanchs and 433 Panchs were elected unopposed in this phase.

The polls which began last month was conducted in nine phases.


-Reader Desk


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