Panchayat polls: Kupwara records highest turnout till 11 am


Amid the complete shutdown in the valley, the Panchayat polls are going on from today morning all over the state.

Voters standing outside a polling station in north Kashmir.

The polling percentage at 11 am for Kashmir and Ladakh division stood at 18.5 % with Kupwara registering the highest turnout of 33.6% followed by Handwara at 28% and Srinagar registered 13.7%.

Officials said that Ganderbal was 8.3, Budgam 12, Baramulla 12.5, Bandipora 11.9, Sopore 7.6.

The total poll percentage for Valley was 19.9 percent.

In Ladakh division of the state, Leh stood at 9.5%, and Kargil had 13.2 percent.


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