Polling for the first phase of assembly elections in Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir will begin Tuesday morning.
In Jharkhand, polling will begin in 13 Assembly seats from 7 am and continue till 3 pm at 3961 polling stations. There are nearly thirty three and half lakh voters and 199 candidates, from different political parties and Independents in this phase.
In Jammu and Kashmir, polling will start in 15 assembly segments from 8 am and will continue till 4 pm at 1,787 polling booths. These assembly segments include all four seats of Ladakh, five seats of Kashmir and six seats of Jammu region.
All arrangements have been put in place for peaceful, free and fair elections. Meanwhile, Election Commission has banned the publication and dissemination of exit polls of any kind in poll-bound Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.