Nearly 80 per cent of over 1.26 lakh voters exercised their franchise in Jammu. There was a low voter turnout yet again in Kashmir with 3.4 per cent of 2.20 lakh electorate casting their votes on Wednesday. It was the second phase of municipal polls in the state.
The second phase witnessed overall voter turnout of 31.3 per cent out of total electorate of 3.47 lakh in the state, they said.
The low voter turnout in Kashmir was in line with a meagre 8.3 per cent turnout in the valley during the first phase of polling, when the Jammu and Ladakh divisions had witnessed over 65 per cent of voting, they said.