Polling for DDC elections underway in J&K

The first phase of DDC elections 2020 recorded voter percentage of 5.25 % till 9 AM across different constituencies spread over all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Large numbers of people have come out to cast their votes during the first phase of District Development Council Elections 2020. Long queues have been seen despite severe cold conditions in Kashmir Division and hilly areas of Jammu Division.
The historic elections being held for the first time for electing representatives to the District development Councils leading to local government has gone well with the people and they are coming out in large numbers. People are energized to exercise their right to Franchise.
As per the figures given by the office of State Election Commissioner, in Kashmir Division, Kupwara has recorded voting percentage of 2.34%, Bandipora 3.73%, Baramulla 1.51%, Ganderbal 2.56%, Srinagar 9.94%, Budgam 3.16%, Pulwama 0.64 %, Shopian 7.56%, Kulgam 5.13% and Anantnag 2.63% till 9.00 am.
Similarly, in Jammu division Kishtwar has recorded voting percentage of 0.05%, Doda 7.14%, Ramban 8.09%, Reasi 9.32%, Udhampur 5.62 %, Kathua 2.40%, Samba 14.55%, Jammu 10.14 %, Rajouri 9.80% and Poonch 5.25% till 9 am.