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Posted at: Apr 21, 2019, 7:02 AM; last updated: Apr 21, 2019, 7:02 AM (IST)

13.97 lakh electorate to vote in Anantnag in three phases

April 23, 29 and May 6 fixed as polling days for 4 dists of south Kashmir
13.97 lakh electorate to vote in Anantnag in three phases
Congress candidate GA Mir during a roadshow in the Duroo area of Anantnag on Saturday. Amin War

Tribune News Service

Jammu, April 20

The Anantnag parliamentary constituency (PC), spread over four districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama with 16 Assembly segments, is going to the polls in three phases.

The constituency has 1,397,272 registered voters, including 7,20,337 males, 6,72,879 females and 35 transgender voters. These include 4,021 service electors (3,991 males and 30 females).

In Anantnag district, the polling will be held on April 23, in Kulgam district on April 29 and in Pulwama and Shopian districts on May 6, 2019. The polling will be held from 7 am to 4 pm. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has established 1,842 polling stations to facilitate smooth polling.

Anantnag district, which is going to the polls in the first phase, has six Assembly segments of Anantnag, Doru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara and Pahalgam. The district has 5,29,256 electors, including 2,69,603 males, 2,57,540 females, 2,102 service electors (2,102 males and 11 females) and 11 transgender voters. For smooth polling, the ECI has set up 714 polling stations in the district.

The Kokernag Assembly segment has the highest number of 93,694 voters (48,742 males and 44,948 females), while Doru has the lowest 78,653 electors, including 40,764 males and 37,889 females.

The Assembly segment of Bijbehara has 93,289 voters (47,067 males and 46,222 females), Shangus 88,374 voters (45,360 males and 43,010 females), Pahalgam 86,614 (44,115 males and 42,498 females) and Anantnag 86,530 (43,555 males and 42,973 females).

The highest 46,222 female voters are in the Assembly segment of Bijbehara. Among the Assembly segments of Anantnag district, Shangus has a total of 1,031 service electors which is the highest in the district.

Six segments in Anantnag district

Anantnag district, which is going to the polls in the first phase, has six Assembly segments of Anantnag, Doru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara and Pahalgam

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