Model code of conduct has already come into force in the state. (File)
The municipal body elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be held in four phases through October 8 to 16, State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra announced on Saturday.
The polling dates are October 8, 10, 13 and 16, and the votes would be counted on October 20. The electoral process will be held from 7 am to 2 pm, news agency ANI quoted Mr Kabra as saying.
According to reports, electronic voting machines or EVMs will be used for the first time in the state civic body polls. Migrants will be allowed to vote through postal ballot.