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PDP ‘overtly campaigning’ for BJP candidates in Ladakh: Omar

Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said ruling PDP leaders were “overtly campaigning” for BJP candidates in Ladakh ahead of the hill council polls, despite the “political suppression of the State” by the national party. “Today PDP is campaigning more for BJP than its own candidates here. Almost all their Ministers are here and their only appeal to the people is to vote for anyone but NC. They are overtly campaigning for BJP candidates despite the political suppression of the State and the sentiments of its people by BJP,” Omar said addressing public meetings and workers conventions in Leh. Omar, the working resident of opposition National Conference (NC), said PDP leaders campaigning for BJP candidates in Ladakh ahead of the …

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Baramulla recorded 39.6 per cent polling, Ladakh registered 65%

Over 43 per cent of 13.57 lakh voters cast their votes in the last leg of the five-phased polls today in J&K where 19 candidates are in the fray for the two Lok Sabha seats of Baramulla and Ladakh. Baramulla constituency, from where National Conference sitting MP Sharief-ud-din Shariq is locked in multi-cornered contest, recorded 39.6 per cent polling while Ladakh registered a poll turn out of 65 per cent to choose their representative among the four candidates in the fray. Baramulla had recorded a voter turnout of 41.84 per cent in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, while Ladakh had recorded a poll turnout of 71.86 per cent five years back. “The tentative voter turnout for the Baramulla Parliamentary constituency …

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Baramulla and Ladakh LS seat are all set to vote

With campaigning over on Monday, the stage is set for polling for Baramulla and Ladakh parliamentary constituencies in the state of Jammu & Kashmir on May 07. Elaborate arrangements have been made for smooth, free and fair polls in the constituency. Today polling material and staff was dispatched to their destinations from distribution centers and the process concluded early afternoon today. Adequate transportation and communication plans were made for the purpose. In Baramulla this morning, District Election Officer, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, who is also Returning Officer for the constituency visited all the distribution centers in the District and supervised the dispatch of polling material and staff to their destinations. An azure sky and a warm climate added to the …

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Congress to have upper hand in LAHDC, NC to play second fiddle

Finally the Congress party emerged victorious in the game of upmanship going on between the National Conference  and their party top brass  over formation of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil. Despite facing many ups and downs the alliance partners finally struck a deal during the coordination committee meeting in Srinagar. “It has been decided that the Congress party be allowed to form the LAHDC-Kargil and choose its leader as chairman of the Council,” the Pradesh Congress Committee said in a statement after a meeting of the Coalition Coordination Committee chaired by State Congress president Saifuddin Soz here. National Conference and Congress, coalition partners in the State Government, had came to declaring an open war in a bid to …

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