The sixth phase of maiden District Development Council (DDC) elections that began on Sunday morning recorded a voter percentage of 42.79% across different constituencies spread over all but two (Srinagar and Kishtwar) districts of Jammu and Kashmir till 1 pm.
According to the figures provided by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, up to 1 pm, Pulwama has recorded a voting percentage of 6.80%, Baramulla 26.68%, Kulgam 32.71%, Shopian 3.66%, Anantnag 20.95%, Bandipora 40.57%, Ganderbal 45.89%, Kupwara 41.21% and Budgam 27.44%.
In Jammu division, Udhampur has recorded a voting percentage of 54.69%, Jammu 55.62%, Kathua 50.09%, Ramban 61.91%, Doda 53.39%, Samba 60.61%, Poonch 60.73%, Rajouri 63.07% and Reasi 61.21% up to 1 pm.
Kashmir division has recorded a polling percentage of 26.28% and Jammu division 56.90%. Overall, 42.79% of voters have cast their votes up to 1 pm.
Polling is being held from 7 am to 2 pm.
Out of the total 280 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir (14 in each of the 20 districts), 31 are going to polls in the sixth phase – 14 in Kashmir and 17 in Jammu division.