Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra on Tuesday issued notification for the conduct of the first phase of panchayat polls in Jammu & Kashmir.

The polls would be held in nine phases.

The notification has been issued for Keran, Ramhal, Tarathpora, Teetwal, Tangdar in District Kupwara, Gurez, Baktoor, Tulail in District Bandipora, Kunzer, Uri, Parenpillan, Noorkhah, Kandi-Belt Rafiabad in Baramulla District, Gund in Ganderbal District, Khanmoh in Srinagar District, Khansahib in Budgam District, Drass, Lungnak, Barsoo, Tai-Suru in Kargil District, Durbuk, Singay Lalok, Kharu, Nyoma, Rong, Rupsho in Leh District in Kashmir Division.

In Jammu Division, the Panchayati elections will be held in 1st Phase in Dachhan, Bunjwah, Marwah, Padder, Warwan in Kishtwar District, Bhallessa, Changa, Jakyas, Chilli Pingal in Doda District, Ramsoo, Khari in Ramban District, Dudu Basantgarh, Lath Marothi, Panchari, Moungri in Udhampur District, Bani, Duggan in Kathua District, Manjakote, Panjgrain in Rajouri and Buffliaz, Surankote in Poonch District.