Voting underway for second phase of DDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir

Polling began on Tuesday morning for the second phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security.

As many as 321 candidates are in the fray in the second phase of the DDC elections and voting is taking place at 2,142 polling booths.  

The voting began at 7.00 am. 

Around 7.90 lakh voters are eligible to vote in this phase of elections. Out of the 280 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir, 43 are going to polls in the Union Territory in the second phase, 25 in Kashmir and 18 in Jammu division.

Elections in 83 sarpanch constituencies and bypolls in 331 panch constituencies are also being held along with today’s DDC polls.