Phase 4 Assembly Elections Jammu and Kashmir: The Timeline Begins

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A large number of Kashmiri pandit migrant voters exercised their franchise in Roopnagar, Muthi, Janipur and Jagti today.  The Election Commission of India has made provision of 21 special polling stations in district Jammu, Udhampur and Delhi to enable Kashmiri Migrants to cast their vote. Displaced from their houses,there are over 92000 Kashmiri pandits in Jammu, Udhampur and Delhi. A total of 18 constituencies were scheduled to go for polls in Phase 4 today.


 

POLLING PERCENTAGE TILL 3 PM:

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An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) frisks a Kashmiri voter at the entrance of a polling station in Srinagar on December 14, 2014. Fourth and Final phase of state assembly polls under tight security

Kashmiri voters queue at a polling station in Srinagar on December 14, 2014. India-administered Kashmir headed to the Fourth phase of state assembly polls under tight security

Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel stands guard as children warm themselves at a polling station in Srinagar, on December 14, 2014. Fourth phase of state assembly polls under tight security


“Elections not going peacefully, everyone is corrupt.” says Hina Bhat about her allegation on poll officer NC.


A clash broke out between PDP and Congress workers in Dooru area of South Kashmir.


Complete poll boycott in Polling station no. 67 and 68 in village Mahind in Bijbehara constituency.


POLLING PERCENTAGE TILL 2 PM:

 

S. No.

No. and Constituency Name

%upto 10 a.m

%upto 12 Noon

%upto 2.00 P.M

1 18-Hazratbal

7.01%

16.60 %

22.77%

2 19-Zadibal

7.44%

14.73%

20.14%

3 20-Idgah

10.06%

13.36%

21.51%

4 21-Khanyar

8.46%

16.08%

21.02%

5 22-Habbakadal

5.66%

10.58%

13.44 %

6 23-Amirakadal

6.73%

15.12%

18.90 %

7 24-Sonawar

9.13%

23.52%

33.85 %

8 25-Batamaloo

6.25%

13.58%

18.73 %

9 40-Anantnag

9.03%

21.26%

30.58%

10 42-Doru

14.53%

35.71%

52.63%

11 43-Kokernag

13.33%

34.88%

51.95%

12 44-Shangus

14.17%

36.19%

53.46%

13 45-Bijbehara

12.84%

32.25%

44.07%

14 46-Pahalgam

14.91%

35.39%

54.63%

15 35-Wachi

9.12%

22.64%

36.30%

16 36-Shopian

10.24%

25.39%

39.78%

17 68-Samba (SC)

13.56%

37.85%

62.03%

18 69-Vijaypur

12.17%

31.09%

63.44%

Over all percentage: 37.46%


2:00 PM (MAISUMA): JKLF leader heads anti-election protests in Maisuma.

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BJP CANDIDATE SLAPS A VOTER: 

BJP Candidate, Javed Qadri, contesting from Shopian, lashes a voter inside a polling booth in Mochwad area of South Kashmir. The candidate slapped and abused the voter in public inside the EVM room and later claimed that the man had reported without a voter slip, in the booth.

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12:45 PM (AMIRAKADAL): BJP CANDIDATE from Hina Bhat Slaps Polling officer

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12:00 PM (SHOPIAN) Family members of Asiya and Neeloofer held protest on voting day today at Shopian market. According to family members Asiya and Neeloofer was allegedly raped and then killed by security forces in 2009.

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11:40 AM: Also Read HAVE SONIA AND RAHUL GANDHI FAILED IN BEING THE FACE OF CONGRESS


BREAKING NEWS (MAISUMA): Clashes in Maisuma between protesters and security forces, updates to follow


11:20 AM: OMAR TWEETS

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11: 10 AM: Polling outside Rajbag in Amirakadal. Amirakadal has seen slow polling so far.

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POLLING TILL 10 AM:

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SRINAGAR: Low voter turn out in Jawahar Nagar and Raj Bagh of Srinagar area as due to floods many residents shifted. 


SONWAR: Omar Casts his vote


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Presiding Officer injured in Stone Attack

Srinagar: Youth stoned a bus carrying poll staff injuring a Presiding Officer  in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district which is going for polls on Sunday.Police sources told “Due to stone attack, Presiding Officer namely Muhammad Lateef sustained injuries and was rushed to the hospital,” they said.

Lateef was nominated as Presiding Officer for polling station number 53 Sarnal Bala.


9:45 AM (Srinagar): Less voter turn out in Naidyar, Rainawari. Only 15 out of 692 voters have cast their votes till 9:45. The voters include 3 females and 11 males.

Rainawari polling station gets mute response


9:30 AM: Jammu: Voting for the 4th phase of J&K Assembly Elections 2014 has commenced in the 18 constituencies today including 18-Hazratbal, 19-Zadibal, 20-Eidgah, 21-Khanyar, 22-Haba Kadal, 23-Amira Kadal, 24-Sonwar, 25-Batamaloo, 40-Anantnag, 42-Dooru, 43-Kokernag, 44-Shangus, 45-Bijbehara, 46-Pahalgam, 35-Wachi 36-Shopian, 68 Samba (SC) and 69Vijaypur spread across four districts of Srinagar, Anantnag, Shopian and Samba.


In Sonawar constituency of Srinagar district, at polling station 79-Haripora 78 votes, at 78-Haripora 62 votes, at 76-Haripora 23 votes, at 75-Harwan-C 48 votes, at 74-Harwan 48 votes, at 73-Harwan 54 votes, at Shalimar-A 69 votes have been polled so far. In Eidgah Constituency, at Baghwanpora-A 67 votes, at Baghwanpora-C, 57 votes, at Baghwanpora-B, 80 votes have been polled so far while as in Khanyar Constituency at polling station Koolipora-B 24 votes, at Badaubag 40 votes, at Brari Nambal 50 votes, at Riyazatteng 17 votes and at Daulatabad 25 votes have been polled so far.


In Shangus constituency of Anantnag district, at Achabal Sahibabag Booth no 39, 68 votes, at booth no 42, 67 votes, at booth no 40, 72 votes, at booth no 41, 47 votes and in Dooru Constituency at Larkipora booth no 68-C, 54 votes, at booth no 69, 46 votes have been polled so far.


9:05 AM (Srinagar): Despite severe cold in Srinagar voting began early in the morning. Huge rush was seen in upper areas of Srinagar mainly Bemina. Maisuma has not cast any vote till now.


VOTING TILL 9 AM

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9:30 AM (SRINAGAR): Modest turnout in Srinagar so far. Till 9.30 am 26 people have cast their votes from a total of 576 votes.


9:10 AM (SHOPIAN): Polling excitement evident in Imamsahib in District Shopian


 

8:41 AM: Voters in Zadibal and Shopian


 

8:29AM: Voters in long queues  Samba, Vijaypur and amid high security


 

8: 17 AM: A man on crutches, Gulam Mohammad Wani, braving the cold and coming out to vote in Qamarwari, Srinagar.

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8:14 AM:Early morning queues to vote at Bemina District

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8:02 am: Glimpses of Rajbagh area. Srinagar goes to elections today amid high security.

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8:00 am: Voting Begins in Samba. Queues forming early in the chilled mornings. The temperatures are hovering around 5 Degrees here.

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7:00 am: PrimeMinister Narendra Modi Urges people of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand to Vote today.

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Your vote is your future, do vote today!!!


Phase 4 Assembly Elections will see 18 constituencies going to polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The state is gearing up to mould the fate of 182 candidates. Nearly 14.7 lakh electors with over 7 lakh female electors and 20 third gender electors, will be exercising their votes  in four districts of Srinagar, Anantnag, Shopian and Samba spread across 18 constituencies. While Batamaloo has the largest number of voters- 120339, Khaniyar has the least- 51010.

Out of 182 candidates, two chief ministerial candidates will be contesting apart from other major dignitaries. Omar Abdullah, the current Chief Minister of the state is contesting for NC from Sonawar and PDP Patron and ex-Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is contesting from Anantnag.  Other prominent candidates in the fray are J&K Assembly Speaker, Mubarak Gul, Nasir Aslam Wani, and two congress ministers, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed and Ghulam Ahmad Mir. Abdul Rehmaan Veeri and Altaf Bukhari from JKPDP are also plunging in the fray.
A total of 1890 polling stations are set for Phase 4 with a maximum of 155 in Batamaloo, which also has the largest electoral among the 18 constituencies, and Habbakadal has the minimum of 61 polling stations.
Though the second phase of the elections was disrupted by militant activities and clashes, followed by numerous other disturbing activities in the valley, Phase 3 went troublefree, despite a lowe voter turn out record, compared to the first two phases.
Three policemen were injured in a grenade hurdled by the militants in Anantnag,this Thursday, hence,  precautionary measures have been set for the voters to experience a safe polling. Security arrangements have been strengthened in all the 18 constituencies considering the last few days.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit shah, Union Minister of state Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, bollywood actor and party MP Vinod Khanna campaigned for the BJP candidates in these 18 seats as BJP is making its first serious bid for power in valley this year.
Other major dignitaries including Sonia Gandhi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Saifuddin Soz also campaigned in these four districts.
National Conference had won 8 seats while JKPDP bagged 6 in the 2008 assembly polls. Congress, on the other hand, lagged behind with only 2 votes and National Panther’s Party clinched the Samba Seat.
Two constituencies of Jammu- Vijaypur and Samba are also going to polls for the 18 seats schedule under Phase 1 with 108124 and 82500 voters respectively.