Jammu and Kashmir DDC Elections Results 2020: The maiden District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir concluded on Saturday with an overall voter turnout of approximately 51 per cent. And, now all eyes are set on Jammu and Kashmir DDC Elections Results 2020. The counting of votes for Jammu and Kashmir DDC Elections 2020 will be taken up on Tuesday, December 22.
Jammu and Kashmir DDC Elections Results 2020 are very important as the DDC elections, the first democratic exercise in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre abrogated the special status of the erstwhile state and divided it into two union territories, commenced on November 28 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the eighth and final phase of polling on Saturday, nearly 51 per cent turnout was recorded across 28 constituencies spread over 18 districts of the union territory.
Polling was peaceful and largely incident-free, barring a few minor incidents.
People have participated with very keen enthusiasm in the polls. The people of J-K want to participate in the development of the UT.
72.71 per cent polling was recorded in the Jammu Division in the final phase, 29.91 per cent turnout was registered in the Kashmir Valley.
While the first phase recorded 51.76 per cent polling, the subsequent phases on December 1, 4, 7, 10, 13 and 16 witnessed 48.62, 50.53, 50.08, 51.20, 51.51 and 57.22 per cent polling, respectively.
Over 3.21 lakh electors came out to vote in the final phase for which polling was held from 7 am till 2 pm, even as Kashmir valley reeled under sub-zero minimum temperatures.