Jammu and Kashmir goes to the polls

In a bid to ensure peaceful balloting, paramilitary personnel man a polling booth set up for migrant Kashmiri Hindus at Jagti, on the outskirts of Jammu. Photo: AP

Dealing a hard blow to separatist politics, thousands of voters queued up before polling stations across Jammu and Kashmir, unmindful of the biting cold, to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phase assembly elections on Tuesday. Some vignettes of the polling process...


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