Overall poll percentage in all four phases 35.1%

4.2% polling recorded in Final Phase of Municipal Polls: Shaleen Kabra

SRINAGAR: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shaleen Kabra this evening said that overall 4.2% polling was witnessed in the 4thΒ and Final Phase of Municipal Polls-2018 in Srinagar and Ganderbal today.

Kabra said Ganderbal witnessed 11.3% polling in 12 Wards were 38 candidates are in the fray. He said Srinagar witnessed 4% polling were 24 Wards went to polls today.

The CEO said repoll was also held today at Polling Station No: 9 Bachidarwaza of Makhdoom Sahab (Ward No: 41) where 5 candidates are in the fray.

He said the cumulative poll percentage in all the four phases is 35.1%.

The Counting of votes will be held on 20thΒ October 2018, for which, Kabra said, all arrangements have been put in place.

Municipal Elections-2018 were held in four phases, covering 79 municipal bodies with an electorate of about 17 lakh electors. A total of 3372 nominations were filed for 1145 wards.


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