Anantnag-Pulwama Lok Sabha Election 2019 LIVE
Voting is continuing between security in the sensitive area in the Kulgam district of the heavily sensitive Anantnag-Pulwama parliamentary area. Half an hour before the opening of the polling station in the morning, there was a paranoia, but now people are reaching centers to vote out of their homes without any hesitation. There are also queues on many polling stations. The army, the security forces, have taken the lead in the fight against terrorists and anti-separatist conspiracies.
Here, 180 additional companies of security forces have been deployed to ensure safety in the polling stations and adjoining areas. Apart from this, Quick Reaction teams are also deployed along with Additional Road Opening Parties in the polling areas. In order to pave the market of rumors, Internet service has also been blocked in many areas. In this not only sensitive areas, traffic routes have also been changed.
433 polling stations have been set up in Kulgam district based on four assembly constituencies. Ninety percent of these polling booths are highly sensitive, while 10 percent are sensitive. The total number of voters in the district is 345484. Of these, 179607 men and 164604 women are included. There are 1262 service voters and 13 transgenders in the district. These voters of Kulgam will decide the fate of 18 candidates today.
Kulgam updates Live :
03.55 PM: Polling in Kulgam has reached 8.5 percent at 3 pm. The voting process will be completed in a short time. Election officials will then release the final report. Up till noon, out of 343548 total voters in Kulgam, 29369 voters have exercised their franchise. 1.14 percent in Kulgam, 17.8 percent in Noorabad, 0.69 percent in Hansali Bug, 14.9 percent of voters in Devsar have exercised their franchise.
03.25 PM: Polling in Kulgam at 6.66 percent at 2 pm. In Kulgam, where 1 per cent, Noorabad 14.49 per cent, Homeshi Bug was 0.69 per cent, while in Deosar 11.42 per cent voters have exercised their franchise.
01.17 PM: Only 12 percent growth in the voting process in Kulgam has been recorded at 12 in the morning. So far 19657 voters have cast their votes. That’s why 5.7 percent of the voting has been done here. In Kulgam where 1 percent of the voting took place, there was 11.8 percent voting in Noorabad. Apart from this, 0.6 percent in Homali Bug, and 10 percent of voters in Devsar have exercised their franchise.
01.13 PM: Syad Ali Shah Geelani, Chairman of the All Party Hurriyat Conference, was suddenly deteriorated this morning. After this he was taken to Super Specialty Hospital, Shirin Bagh, for treatment in Srinagar. However, after the health check-up, the doctors sent him home in the afternoon. According to doctors, their condition is fine now.
12.15 PM: Violence in Hasanpora, Arvan, in Kulgam. There was no single vote till 11 o’clock in four polling stations established in Hasanpora. In these four centers, approximately 2600 voters are registered to cast their vote. But due to stone pelting, voters could not reach the polling station.
12.10 PM: 3.69 percent voting has been cast in Kulgam at 11 in the morning. In Kulgam and the housewife boots, the polling has stopped. In Kulgam where there was 0.36 percent, there was a whopping 0.26 percent polling in the Homashala bug. Voting in Noorabad is increasing fast. Here, 8.50 percent of the voters have exercised their franchise. Apart from this, the voting percentage in Devsar also reached 6.16.
11.55 AM: In Kulgam on Monday, security forces had to use force in Koyamu and Bugam to disperse violent elements which were obstructing voting in the midst of tight security arrangements. Two people are reported to be injured in violent clashes. But the police have not confirmed this fact.
10. 27 AM: Anantnag-Pulwama Lok Sabha seat is going to be held in Kulgam in the second phase today. 2.8 percent of the voting has been done in three hours. The process of voting is slow but people are reaching to vote. Polling is going on in Kulgam and Mohasli Bug. In Kulgam, where 0.5 percent of the vote is done, there is a 0.4 percent turnout in the Homashala bug. However, 5.9 per cent in Noorabad and 4.9 per cent in Devsar has been voted.
09.20 AM: People’s participation has now begun in the ongoing voting process in Kulgam. Within two hours, 1.3 percent of the voting has been done here. In Kulgam, 288 people have voted. The percentage here is 0.3 percent. In Noorabad, 1786 people have voted with 2.3 percent. In the same way, Homoese Bug has 0.23 percent with 163 while in Devsar 2.4 percent and 2174 people have used their franchise.
08.48 AM: The process of voting in Kulgam is slow but people are reaching out to use their franchise at polling stations despite threats of terrorists and separatists. In the first hour, only 0.2 percent voting was held. In Kulgam, only 46 people came to the polling station to cast their votes. 359 in Noorabad, 94 in Hansali Bug, whereas Deosar 289 people cast their vote.
08.40 AM: In the year 2016, after the death of Hizb commander Burhan Wani, militants have also been involved in big cases with the conspiracy of separatists to incite violence in Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama. These include the killing of 40 soldiers of Kiripub in the Pulwama fidayeen attack. This time too terrorists have been given anti-election threats. Not only that separatists have also asked people to stay away from voting. But even after these threats, people are reaching out to vote in large number of polling booths.
08.20 AM: After today’s Kulgam, now on May 6, voting will be held in Shopian-Pulwama. Polling in four violence-hit districts of Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama of this Lok Sabha seat will be challenging for the security forces. These areas consider Kashmir as the most disturbed area.
08.58 AM: Out of the four assembly constituencies of Kulgam assembly constituency, there are 98298 voters in Kulgam, then in Noorabad there are 77,171, there are 91288 in Devsar, 7,866 voters in Homashari Bug. In the midst of tight security, voting here today will be from 7 AM to 4 PM.lok