Assembly Elections Jammu and Kashmir : Phase 2 Voting Timeline BEGINS
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Phase 2 Assembly Elections: The Constituencies and their Rich candidates
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Langate registers 52 % polling
Kupwara: In Langate 52 percent polling has been registered till 3.30 pm with 631 voters casting their vote out of total 1209 registered voters at polling station number 64.
Langate is the home constituency of AIP chief and sitting MLA Er Rashid.
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Brisk polling in Jammu region
Jammu: Brisk polling has been reported in Udhampur, Chenani and Ramnagar constituencies of Jammu region.
Udhampur has recorded 41.80 percent polling Ramnagar (40.88) and Chenani (37.08) till 1 pm.
54 % poling in Kupwara
Kupwara: The Kupwara constituency has recorded 54 percent polling till 2.30 pm.
In the polling station number 89, out of total 943 registered votes 511 have cast their vote. They include 250 male and 260 female voters.
Voters boycott elections in Bugam, no single vote has been cast at this polling station
Handwara: Sajjad Lone casts his vote
Kulgam clashes reported after complete boycott
After Kulgam boycott, now protest at Kunan-Poshpora in Kupwara, Read about it here
53 % polling in Arampora
Handwara: Brisk polling has been recorded at Arampora village in north Kashmir area where 53 percent votes have been polled till 1 pm. Out of 827 registered voters, 445 polled their vote. It includes 223 male and 222 females.
Brisk polling in Dragmulla
Kupwara: Brisk polling has been recorded in Dragmulla village of this frontier district.
524 votes were polled out of 1297 till 1:45 pm. It included 252 female and 272 male voters.
Poll percentage Upto: 12 Noon
Over all- 32.03%
12:15: COMPLETE BOYCOTT IN KULGAM, READ ABOUT IT HERE
You may also want to read the related news of 280 youth getting arrested over the last 4 days HERE
12:12 PM: At Pahloo in Noorbad constituency of 2530 votes, only 260 votes were polled at three polling stations of Shahar, Gasi and Pahloo ———————————————————————————————————-
RAYS OF HOPE: KILAM, AND DEVSAR IN KULGAM
OUT OF THE 18 ASSEMBLY SEATS GOING TO POLLS IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR TODAY, 9 ARE IN HIGHLY MILITANCY AFFECTED DISTRICTS
11.15 am: 3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Nowgam, J&K. Observed movement of Shamsawari forest. Gunfight began today morning. Three militants killed so far. Encounter is still on says Arm top official.
BREAKING: Youth block Kulgam road to enforce poll boycott Srinagar: People, mostly youth, have blocked Anantnag-Kulgam road near Khodwani this morning to enforce election boycott in the area.
Khodwani-Yaripora road has also been blocked using barricades. They also engaged police in skirmishes.
Voting Till 10 AM in CONSTITUENCIES
Poll percentage Upto: 10 a.m
Glimpses of Voting Activity in Kupwara:
10:45 am (Udhampur):
18.76% Voting complete in Udhampur
Steady polling amid clashes at Kaimoh (10:30 am): Polling is going on at slow pace amid clashes in Kaimoh. In four polling booths stationed at Government Higher Secondary School, 374 votes were polled out of 3219 till 10:30 am.
10:35 am (HANDWARA): Brisk polling is being witnessed in Lokipora, Handawara.
200 votes out of 1197 have been polled till 10:35 am
10:15 am (POUNI): Sardar Matbal Singh, age 118 years just cast his vote at station number 21
Glimpses of polling in Pouni
POLLING TILL 10 am: 18.89% Gulagarh – 17.99% Reasi – 19.95% Gool Arnas – 18.04%
10: 12 am (UDHAMPUR): Salutes to this brave soul, Pyari Devi, who has come out to exercise her voting right
10: 10 am (UDHAMPUR): Janki Devi, Age 75 years has come out to vote braving the cold
2-12-2014, 08:47 am
Handwara Constituency also sees a fair share of voters who brave the chilly morning and come out to take part in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections phase 2.
2-12-2014, 08:32 am
2-12-2014, 7:12 am Udhampur sees the light of and people have started arriving at the polling stations. Here is a glimpse: What’s even nicer is seeing the balloons at the booth. Only goes to showing the celebratory moods of the people in Udhampur
2-12-2014, 7:01 am PM Narendra Modi urges people to vote in large numbers
1-12-2014, 5:47 pm
Phase 1 of General Assembly Elections J&K reported nearly 70% polling. Brighter hopes are set for the second phase on December 2nd in 18 constituencies that are spread over five districts- two in Valley and three in Jammu region. The phase is going to observe the contest between 175 candidates. It will also witness several high profile dignitaries contesting, including separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajjad Lone, the lone woman minister in the present government Sakina Itoo, Law Minister Saifullah Mir from Kupwara, Public Distribution Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan, from Handwara and Ajaz Ahmad Khan from Gool Arnas, plunging in the election fray. Reasi is another constituency seeking attention as MLA Baldev Raj is contesting as an independent after winning on a BJP ticket in 2008. Kulgam will consistently be in focus for it has Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, contesting for his fourth consecutive term. Security beefed up in Udhampur ahead of phase 2 elections
All the 18 seats will witness a wide contest with Noorabad, having the highest number of 15 candidates, followed by Reasi with 14 contestants, Handwara and Kupwara with 12 each, and Udhampur with the least number of candidates as six. A total of 15,36,595 lakh voters, out of which 723101 are women will exercise their franchise at nearly 1900 polling stations spread widely in the multi-cornered contest to be observed in J&K Assembly Elections 2014, Phase 2. According to the Election Commission as many as 17,015 Kashmiri Pandits would exercise their franchise through ballot papers in the second Phase of the polls. There are a total of 9054 pandit voters for polling in four out five constituencies of Kupwara district while at least 7961 such voters are registered in four Assembly segments of Kulgam of Kashmir Valley.