KL Report


The Election Commission Tuesday issued notification for the first of the five phases of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

As per the notification the last date for candidates to file their nominations is November 5. The scrutiny of nomination papers would be held on November 7 while the last date for withdrawal of nomination is on November 10.

ECI has fixed 0800 hours to 1600 hours as hours during which the poll shall, be taken in each constituency on the specified date.

In the first phase of election due on November 25, polls will be held in 15 Assembly segments spread across seven districts of Bandipora, Ganderbal in Kashmir Valley, Kargil, Leh of Ladakh region, Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban of Jammu region.

Pertinently, The EC on Saturday decided to go ahead with holding assembly polls in the state devastated by last month’s floods and announced a five-phased election schedule to be held on November 25, December 2, 9, 14 and 20.


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