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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

 

BJP succeeded by 60 seats uncontested Kashmir Civic Polls; Also BJP likely to control at least 7 ULBs as NC, PDP boycott elections

BJP Kashmir

For the first time in the electoral history of Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to take control of at least seven municipal committees in Kashmir Valley without even contesting the elections. This comes after the two main regional parties — National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party — decided to boycott the urban local body polls in protest against the Centre’s plan to scrap the special status of the state. At least 60 candidates of the BJP have won their seats uncontested, and a majority of…