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Massive turnout in Udhampur, Kathua district; Lodhra PS in Arnas records 100% polling

Udhampur-Kathua District

Lodhra Polling station in Arnas records hundred percent polling in Reasi district. Udhampur, Kathua, Reasi district records massive turnout, while Doda–Kishtwar remains moderate. District wise Voter Turnout till 3 PM in Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency- Udhampur- 59.19 % Kathua-63.71% Reasi- 71 % Doda- 56.24 % Kishtwar- 58.66 % Ramban- 58.14 %    

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Udhampur Votes: Polling begins for Udhampur-Kathua-Doda Lok Sabha Seat

Udhampur Votes

India is witnessing elections in the maximum number of seats in a single phase today as polling is going on in 121 seats across 12 states. Of the total seats, Congress has 36 seats while its main challenger BJP has 40 seats. Polling will take place in 28 seats in Karnataka, followed by Rajasthan (20), Maharashtra (19), Uttar Pradesh and Odisha (11 each), Madhya Pradesh (10), Bihar (7), Jharkhand (6), West Bengal (4), Chhattisgarh (3), Jammu and Kashmir and Manipur (1 each). Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today in Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 …

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#Udhampur: 14.6 lakh electorate to decide fate of Union min Azad in crucial Phase

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Over 14.6 lakh voters will decide the fate of Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in the second phase of polling on Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday. Azad is being challenged by BJP’s Dr Jitendra Singh. A total number of 13 candidates including Prof Bhim Singh of Panthers Party, Arshid Mailk of PDP and JKDF candidate Anil Gupta are in the fray. To ensure smooth and peaceful conduct of the polling the election commission of India has set up 2051 polling stations across six districts of Jammu region.     Elaborate security arrangements have been made by the election commission to ensure peaceful conduct of the polling.   The polling stations across Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Reasi, …

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Retired BDO is AAP candidate from Jammu-Poonch LS Seat


Harbans Lal Bhagat, a retired govt servant with a small stint in the field of active politics was on wednesday named as AAM ADMI PARTY(AAP) candidate on the Jammu Poonch Lok Sabha seat. Not known in the political circles soon after the AAP cleared his name and posted the list on the website frantic calls were made by the journalists here in Jammu to know the credentials of AAP candidate. According to official sources, Harbans Lal Bhagat is a resident of Kot Bhalwal area and retired as BDO more than two years ago. After his retirement he took a plunge in the state politics and joined Awami National Conference and later PDP before joining the AAP.

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In Photos: Ancient Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva in Jammu region

Shiva Temples-Jammu Darshan

Jammu Region is famous for its ancient Shiva Temples spread across different parts of the Region like Buddha Amarnath in Poonch, Shiv Khori in Reasi, Devika/Krimchi Temples in Udhampur, Ranvireshwar Temple in Jammu and others.

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Republic Day celebrated with patriotic enthusiasm in Reasi

Reasi-republic day

The main function was held at Sports Stadium Reasi, where Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies, Nawang Rigzin Jora hoisted the National tricolor and took salute at the parade comprising 42 contingents drawn from CRPF, District Police, Police Training Centre, Talwara, NCC and tiny platoons from various Government and Private schools. The parade was followed by tableaux depicting importance of elections and voting. While addressing the gathering, Jora underscored the importance of this historical Day on which our country turned in to a Sovereign Democratic Republic, one of the best systems of governance prevailing in the world, adding that it was on this day in 1950 that the constitution of India came into existence which provides equal rights …

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Cabinet Sub-Committee visits Udhampur, Reasi

Tara chand

The Cabinet Sub-Committee, (CSC) constituted for examining the Creation of New Administrative Units today visited Udhampur and Reasi districts and interacted with local representatives from the cross section of society to seek their suggestions and demands in connection with the creation of new administrative units. Headed by Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, the CSC members interacted with representatives of political parties, Panchayat members, civil society members, besides local representatives of various social and non- governmental organizations to seek their suggestions and proposals with regard to the local demands for creation of new Tehsils, Blocks, subdivisions, Niabats, Girdawar Halqas, and Patwar halqas in these districts. The members of the Committee, Minister for Urban Development, and Urban Local Bodies, Mr Nawang Rigzin …

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Pics: Heavy snowfall at Vaishno devi Bhawan

Snowfall at Vaishno Devi bhawan-Katra

Mata Vaishno devi Shrine on Trikuta Hills in Reasi district received heavy snowfall, even as thousands of pilgrims reached there to offer prayers on the first day of 2014. Pics shared by Kishore

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Some Stills from Katra Navratra Festival

Dashrath hit Shravan accidentally

Katra Navratra Festival

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Taller than Eiffel tower, the sky bridge over Chenab is inching closer towards making History

Highest Rail Brige Under Construction, Reasi

The world’s highest rail bridge being built across Chenab riverbed in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir will take at least three more years to be functional. Railway officials say the bridge, which is five times higher than Delhi’s Qutub Minar and far taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, will be completed by December 2017. The arched structure will connect Baramulla to Jammu via Udhampur-Katra-Qazigund with a travel time of six-and-a-half hours. Currently, it takes exactly double the time – 13 hours – to reach Jammu from Baramulla in northern Kashmir, which is 60km from Srinagar. A big army of spirited laborers from different parts of the country are working tirelessly under the able guidance of visionary engineers and professional …

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