General Elections and Political Developments in J & K

National Conference (NC) swept the parliamentary elections in Kashmir Valley bagging the three Lok Sabha seats. The victory  is likley to bolster chances of the Party in the State Assembly polls, planned by end of the yaer. The NC won Srinagar, Baramulla and Anantnag segments, which were represented by the Peoples Democratic Party in the last Lok Sabha. In Srinagar, four-time Chief Minister and veteran politician Farooq Abdullah won by over 70000 votes against Agha Mohsin of Peoples Democratic Party. In the Anantnag parliamentary segment former High Court judge Hasnain Masoodi defeated state Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. In the Jammu region the BJP won the three seats and in Ladakh the single seat indicating polarisation of the State with Kashmir going to parties in the Valley and Jammu to the national party. Despite the clear winner in Kashmir, the polling percentage has remained low which needs to be a serious concern.................................

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