Jammu and Kashmir: Voting underway for third phase of DDC elections

Polling for the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir began on Friday.    

The polling for 33 DDC seats — 16 in Kashmir and 17 in Jammu division — began at 7 am.

There are a total of 305 candidates in the electoral fray including 166 from Kashmir and 139 from Jammu division for DDC elections in phase 3, sources said.

Polling is also being held for vacant panch and sarpanch constituencies as well.