In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, polling for local government elections in the Muzaffarabad division is being held today.
Polling, which started in three districts Muzaffarabad, Neelum, and Jhelum valley at 8am will continue till 5pm without any break.
Chief Election Commissioner AJK (retired) Justice Abdur Rasheed Sulehriya has appealed voters and contesting candidates to cooperate with polling staff so as to accomplish the polling process in a free, fair, and transparent manner.
Strict security measures are in place in the area to maintain law and order during the polling.
It is to mention that Local government elections in the other two divisions of the state Poonch and Mirpur will be held on the 3rd and 8th of next month.