Not a single vote in 90 poll booths in Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat
Srinagar : As many as 90 Lok Sabha seats saw no voter during the second phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019 in Srinagar.
The Srinagar constituency comprising eight assembly segments recorded zero turnout in as many as 50 polling booths. The majority of these booths were located in Eidgah, Khanyar, Habba Kadal and Batmaloo, a news report said.
Barring the Sonawar assembly segment, where former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah and Omar cast their votes, all other seven assembly seats recorded a single digit voting percentage with Eidgah at 3.3 per cent by the end of the polling. Sonawar recorded 12 per cent polling.
In the neighbouring Ganderbal district, which is a part of the Srinagar parliamentary seat, as many as 27 polling booths recorded no votes at the end of the polling. The same was the case with 13 booths of Budgam, which witnessed large scale violence in 2017 by-elections to the Lok Sabha seat.