J&K assembly elections: 1.63 lakh voters registered in Ramban

Jammu: Over 1.63 voters have been registered for exercising their right of franchise at 218 polling stations in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.

 J&K assembly elections: 1.63 lakh voters registered in Ramban

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J-K's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) on Tuesday issued the notification for the first phase of Assembly elections. It covers 15 constituencies including two constituencies of Ramban and Banihal in Ramban district on 25 November.

As many as, 163,974 voters including 75,445 female voters can exercise their right of franchise in the district of Ramban. There will be 218 polling stations, official spokesman said.

78,072 voters including 35,799 female voters in 97 polling booths in Banihal constituency can exercise their right of franchise, spokesman said. Chenab Valley, which has six Assembly segments spread over the Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban districts, will go to polls in first phase on 25 November.

Election Commission on Saturday decided to go ahead with Assembly polls in the flood-devastated state. The five phase Assembly polls in J-K would see polling on 25 November and 2, 9, 14 and 20 December.

PTI

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Updated Date: Oct 30, 2014 14:24:31 IST