According to an official statement issued, Chief Electoral Officer, Umang Narula said 64.48% votes were cast in Kishtwar, 68.41% in Doda, 63.22% in Ramban,74.84% in Reasi,67.92%in Udhampur, 70.43% in Kathua Districts and figures of exact polling are being received from various other far flung areas of these districts, which would add up the final poll percentage tally subsequently.
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*The estimates are calculated as per the poll percentage reported at 6.00 p.m it is subject to minor changes as EC is still compiling the final figures.
The Chief Electoral Officer said that the constituency was spread over large Geographical area covering six districts for which as many as 2051 polling station at 1798 locations were set up, which included 198 critical/hypersensitive ones. In order to improve the voting experience of the voters 53 model polling stations were established with innovative facilities, Narula said and added that web casting was done on 68 PS and 337 digital and 132 video cameras were deployed.
Narula said that 269 micro observers were also deployed and 2772 EVMs were used in today’s polling. He appreciated the District machinery of Jammu Division for their efforts for synergizing various aspects of election management for ensuring smooth conduct of the electoral process.
The CEO said 13 candidates were in the fray for the constituency which comprised 1468886 numbers of electors including 681206 female and 787680 male voters.