DDC polls: Voting underway in J&K; first election after Article 370 abrogation

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Published on November 28, 2020 - Duration: 01:28s

DDC polls: Voting underway in J&K; first election after Article 370 abrogation

Voting is underway in Jammu and Kashmir for the first phase of District Development Councils (DDC) election.

J&K goes to polls first time after the abrogation of Article 370.

People were seen outside Shamasabad polling station in Budgam.

43 out of 280 constituencies in the Union Territory are going to polls.

The contest is among the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, the BJP & the Apni Party.

As many as 1,475 candidates are in the fray for the first phase of the polls.

Elections for District Development Councils are being held in eight phases.

It will conclude on Dec 19 and counting of votes will be held on December 22.

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