Polling for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Baramulla and Jammu constituencies began on Thursday.
Baramulla Lol Sabha constituency which is spread over three districts, Baramulla, Kupwara
There are a total of 13,08,541 electors including 6,74,417 males, 6,34,083 females and 41 belonging to the third genders will
Peoples Democratic Party’s Abdul Qayoom Wani, Raja Aijaz Ali of People’s Conference, Akbar Lone of National Conference and Er Rasheed as Independent are the main contestants in Baramulla constituency.
In Jammu, 20,05,730 voters including 10,40,876 males and 9,64,834 females will cast their votes at 2,740 polling stations to decide the political fortune of 24 candidates.
Meanwhile, The government on Thursday said that 11.43 percent votes have been polled till 9 am.
Detailing the polled votes, the government provided the following figures: Jammu Constituency:
Jammu – 14.12%; Samba – 16.52%; Rajouri – 11.88%; Poonch – 12.98%.
Baramulla – 5.80%; Kupwara – 7.98%; Bandipora – 5.97%
Polling for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections started for the Baramulla seat on Thursday morning.
Nine candidates are in fray for Baramulla parliamentary seat.