Security arrangements in all the three districts of J&K have been strengthened in the wake of Friday's violence, where 21 persons including 11 security personnel and eight militants were killed in four incidents in the Valley.

All eyes will be on Uri and Tral constituencies, which were hit by militant violence ahead of the polls. The first two phases of elections in the state saw a record turnout of over 70 percent, with voters ignoring boycott calls by separatists and militant outfits.

For Jharkhand, polls on Tuesday will be held in the 17 constituencies spread across eight districts amid tight security. Beginning from the early morning, voting will end at 3 PM in 14 constituencies while the exercise will carry on till 5 PM in Ranchi, Hatia and Kanke constituencies.
Polling for 33 of the 81 seats was concluded on November 25 and December 2 with a turnout pf 61.92 percent and 64.68 percent respectively.

Voting in J&K and Jharkhand will begin at 7 AM on Tuesday.

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