Not a single vote has been cast at 36 Muniwara B polling booth in the Khahpora Muniwara area of south Kasmir’s Anantnag on Tuesday during the third phase of polling in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
In Muniwara B not a single vote has been cast out of 804 votes till 9:00 am and only 3 votes have been cast out of 716 votes till 9:00 am in 35 Muniwara A polling booth.
Till 09:42 am, out of 602 registered voters, only eight people have turned up to cast their votes at 33 Takiya Behram Shah polling station.
Out of a total of 637 registered votes in 34 T B shah polling station, only fourteen votes have been cast till 09:45 am.
Officials posted 36 Muniwara B polling booth said that all the arrangements were put in place and the voting process started at 7 am, but no one from the village turned up.
An official said that 4.2 percent votes have been polled till 10 am on Tuesday in Anantnag Lok Sabha seat.
In main town Anantnag, 989 votes were cast (1.1%), the Dooru town registered 4699 votes (6.0%), 5738 (6.1%) votes were cast in Kokernag, Shangus registered 4228 (4.8%) votes, 613 (0.7%) votes were cast in Shangus and Pahalgam was at 6031 (7.0%). The overall percentage in the district till 10:00 am was 4.2 per cent.
Meanwhile, a complete shutdown is being observed across the valley following a Joint Resistance Leadership JRL call against the “ill-treatment meted out to JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik who is lodged at Tihar jail in Delhi. (with inputs from Samreena Nazir)