Freezing climate circumstances in the Kashmir Valley retains most individuals indoors.
Srinagar Polling for the seventh phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir started on a uninteresting be aware as freezing climate circumstances in the Valley saved most individuals indoors early on Wednesday, officers mentioned.
Polling for 31 DDC seats — 13 in Kashmir division and 18 in Jammu division — started at 7 a.m. However, there have been little exercise round polling stations early on as a result of sub-zero temperatures in most locations of Kashmir Valley and a few elements of Chenab Valley.
Officials mentioned voter turnout is anticipated to select up later in the day because the polling is scheduled to conclude at 2 p.m.
Nearly 6.87 lakh voters are eligible to train their franchise at 1,852 polling stations. Besides the DDC elections, polling can also be being held for panch and sarpach posts in the Union Territory.