The Ramban district in Jammu region voted peacefully in the phase-VI of the ongoing DDC elections—showing an overwhelming response from the people of the two constituencies on Sunday.
The fate of six contesting candidates prominent among them are from Bharatiya Janata Party, National Conference, Indian National Congress including some independent candidates would be decided by the people.
According to officials, the polling percentage was 71.34 per cent in Ramban district and overwhelming response was shown by the voters to elections of DDC members in the two DDC constituencies in Ramban district in which fate of six contesting candidates prominent among them are from Bharatiya Janata Party, National Conference, Indian National Congress including some independent candidates. The fate of candidates has been sealed in the ballot boxes which will be opened simultaneously for all 280 seats in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory on December 22. The polling despite cold large numbers of people voted in the sixth phase of DDC polls in two territorial constituencies Gandhari and Sangaldan in Ramban district. Sangaldan territorial constituency recorded the highest voting percentage of 73.06 percent while Gandhari reported a minimum turnout of 68 .94 percent.
Total 18,888 among them 8610 out of 26,744 voters have exercised their right to franchise to decide the fate of six candidates in both the DDC constituencies. The highest polling percentage other than the first five phases overall polling percentage had stood at more than 60 percent in earlier polls phases. The overall polling remained peaceful, the district administration. Both the seats are reserved for women candidates.