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Panchayat Polls-2018: Voting To Take Place At 2633 Polling Stations In Phase-VIII

Voting for Phase-VIII of Panchayat Polls-2018 will be held tomorrow at 2633 polling stations across the State including 550 in Kashmir division and 2083 in Jammu division. The timing for polling is from 8 am to 2 pm.


According to the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra, 361polling stations have been categorized as hypersensitive in this Phase including 171 in Kashmir division and 190 in Jammu division.


He said 6304 candidates are in the fray for 331 Sarpanch and 2007 Panch seats in Phase-VIII, while 43 Sarpanchs and 681 Panchs have been elected unopposed in this phase.


He said in the areas going to polls in Phase-VIII, an electorate of 515121 will be voting for Sarpanch constituencies and 419775 for Panch constituencies. “Photo Voter Slips have been distributed among the voters to inform them of their polling station,” he said.

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