Kashmir Panchayat polls: 24% voters cast vote in Bandipora in 4th phase

Srinagar: 24.4 percent polling was recorded in Bandipora district of northern Kashmir on Tuesday in the fourth phase of Panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

The polling for the fourth phase of Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir began Tuesday morning under tight security arrangements.

The polling will be held at 2,618 polling stations across the state, with 639 in Kashmir division and 1,979 in Jammu division. The process started at 8 a.m. and ended at 2 p.m.

A total of 4,72,160 electorates will be voting for Sarpanch constituencies while 3,32,502 will be voting for Panch constituencies, a poll official said.

The nine-phased Panchayat polls will be completed on December 17.

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