back to top
Jammu23 Polling Stations set up for KP Migrant voters in Jammu

23 Polling Stations set up for KP Migrant voters in Jammu

Date:

Tawi, May 9: The Election Commission of has established as many as 23 polling stations, including two auxiliary ones, by the local authorities for Kashmiri Pandit (KP) migrant voters in  Jammu ahead of the Phase-4 elections that will witness the contest for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat on May 13.

Official sources said, “As many as 23 polling stations are established by the ECI for KP migrant voters in Jammu, including two auxiliary polling stations, as it is mandatory to set up two such polling stations for more than 1500 voters according to the guidelines laid out by the Commission.”

Sources said more than 13000 Kashmiri Pandit voters are registered for Srinagar Parliamentary constituency, who will cast votes in 23 polling stations established in different parts of  Jammu.

Meanwhile, 473 postal ballots of Kashmiri Pandit voters were sent to the Returning Officer in Srinagar, they said, adding, “These postal ballots belong to Kashmiri Pandits residing across the country and have already registered to exercise the franchise.”

Notably, the key contest for the Srinagar seat is between Aga Ruhullah Mehdi ( Conference), Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra (Peoples Democratic Party), and Muhammad Ashraf Mir (J&K Apni Party).

 

Northlines
Northlines
The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

J&K | Massive Fire Rages In Darhal Forest Of Rajouri District; None Hurt

Rajouri, May 18: A massive fire broke out at...

Indian Envoy to France invites Global Filmmakers to shoot in J&K

Cannes , May 16: On the sidelines of the...

POJK ‘Was, Is And Will Remain Ours’: Rajnath

BALLIA (UP), May 17: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on...

PM jabs Cong, INDI Bloc: Party aims just 50 seats to save ‘Honour’, alliance already defeated

FATEHPUR (UP), May 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday...