SEC prohibits exit poll in two north Kashmir DDC seats till December 5

Drugmulla and Hajin-A will go to polls on Dec 5
Voting in two DDC constituencies in December (Representative pic)
Voting in two DDC constituencies in December (Representative pic)

Srinagar, Nov 25: The Jammu & Kashmir State Election Commission(SEC) has prohibited the conduct of any exit poll in Drugmulla (Kupwara) and Hajin-A district development constituencies(DDC) till December 5.

Quoting an official order, news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that the poll-body has prohibited the conduct of any exit poll or its publication till December 5.

“In exercise of powers conferred under Section 36 of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act, 1989, the Election Authority (State Election Commission) hereby prohibits the conduct of any exit poll and publishing or publicizing/displaying the result of exit poll by means of the print or electronic media or in any other manner during re-poll in DDC Constituency Drugmulla (Kupwara) and Hajin-A (Bandipora), till the hour fixed for conclusion of re-poll at 02.00 PM on December 05, 2022,” read the SEC’s order.

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