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Brisk polling going on in Samba, 60 per cent till 12 pm

Brisk polling going on in Samba, 60 per cent till 12 pm
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Jammu: Like first two phases, the enthusiastic voters have thronged polling stations across Samba district of Jammu region in the third phase of the urban local bodies (ULB) elections to seal the fate of 242 candidates in 56 municipal wards.

Besides Samba, the voting is in progress in the third phase of the four-phased ULB polls in Jammu and Kashmir from 6 am covering a total of 96 wards of eight municipalities 40 wards in Kashmir valley’s Anantnag, Baramulla and Srinagar districts.

The voting is underway smoothly in all the four municipal committees of Samba, Ramgarh, Vijaypur and Bari-Brahmana and so far 59.39 per cent of 31,878 electorate have exercised their franchise in the 57 polling stations set up across the district till 12 am, district election officer, Samba, Sushma Chauhan told PTI.

Today’s polling in Samba will complete the ULB elections in all the 10 districts of Jammu region which recorded a high voter turnout in the first two phases.   PTI

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