The BJP is behind People’s Alliance in the overall tally but winning three seats in the Valley is significant.
There are 280 DDC seats for which voting was held over eight phases in the Jammu and Kashmir
The process will bring to an end the eight-phase polling process which was spread over 25 days.
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Eighth and final phase recorded 51% turnout with no untoward incident
The polling, which started at 7 am and is scheduled to conclude at 2 pm, is going on smoothly though it began on a dull note.
Voting is also being held for 369 vacant panch and sarpanch posts.
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Nearly 6.87 lakh voters are eligible to exercise their franchise at 1,852 polling stations
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Poonch district in Jammu recorded the highest voter turnout of 76.78 per cent, while Shopian in south Kashmir the lowest at 4.6 per cent
The polling for 31 DDC seats, 14 in the Kashmir division and 17 in the Jammu division began at 7 am but the turnout was less due to extreme cold
Thakur, campaigning for the district council polls, said the Modi government had empowered the people.
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