90 Per Cent Incident-Free Polling Reported: CEO

JAMMU

KL Desk

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Umang Narulla on Monday said that 90 per cent polling was reported in voting for the four seats of Legislative Council under Panchayat Raj Quota.

CEO Umang Narulla addressing Press Conference in Jammu

Addressing a press conference  this evening, Narulla said the entire polling process remained incident free in all the 149 booths.

He said polling material in respect of some snow bound areas like Kishtwar, Gurez, Machail, Zanaskar etc was airlifted.
Regarding process of counting votes, Narulla said for the two seats of Kashmir would be held at SKICC, Srinagar while as for the two seats of Jammu would be held at Polytechnic College, Jammu and at respective district headquarters of Leh and Kargil.

The CEO said the Election Commission has appointed two observers and some micro-observers to monitor the election process. He said 5-8 complaints of violation of model code of conduct were received by the Commission which is being examined.

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