Panchayat Polls : Brisk Polling in Sumbal Bandipora as 52% Voter Turnout Recorded upto 3 PM | KNO

Panchayat Polls : Brisk Polling in Sumbal Bandipora as 52% Voter Turnout Recorded upto 3 PM | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Bandipora, November 24 (KNO) : Amid tight security, polling in Sumbal Bandipora is Going on with a Fast race as the voter turnout remained high with 52% of the electorate casting their votes in till 3PM. An official told KNO that, a total of 52% of the electorate cast their votes till 3PM. People voted enthusiastically in sumbal area of Bandipora braving chilly weather conditions. Long queues were seen outside the polling booths, with 3540 people cast their vote out of 6942. The polling started in Sumbal Block at 8AM. Earlier resistance groups have asked people to boycott the polls and called for a shutdown. Militants outfits also asked people to remain indoors and not cast their ballots. Security has been heightened in the whole area, to stop any untoward incident.(KNO)