Poll Boycott Continues for IIIrd Phase aswell: Zero votes casted at 17 polling booths in Kashmir

No voter has turned up at the seventeen of the polling booth set up at different areas of this capital city.

Not a single vote has been cast at the 17 polling booths, which includes five at Caset School Karannagar, two at government middle school Munawarabad, two at R&B office at Karanagar, six at Tiny Tots School at Fateh kadal and two at community Centre Fateh Kadal, officials told Kashmir Reader.

All these centres fall in different wards which include Fateh kadel, Karanagar, Syed Ali Akbar and Munawarabad.

Polling for the third phase of municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir, which began on Saturday morning, witnessed high and low poll percentages till 2 pm.

The highest turnout of over 73 per cent was recorded in Uri, border township of Baramulla district in North Kashmir, and the lowest of 1.5 per cent in parts of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC).

The polling is going on for 26 of the 74 wards of SMC, 13 wards of Municipal Committee, Uri, and seven wards of Municipal Committee, Mattan, in Anantnag district.

Re-polling is also going on in one polling station of Ward No 23 for Municipal Council, Anantnag. Mattan recorded 2.7 per cent up to 2 pm, while the polling will continue till 4 pm.
It has been going on peacefully across the region, while the separatist organisations have called for boycott of elections and a complete shutdown in the poll-bound areas.