BJP activists, on Friday and Saturday, took out rallies in different parts of Udhampur to celebrate the party’s victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
BJP swept the polls in Jammu and Ladakh bagging three seats in the state.
In Udhampur parliamentary constituency, BJP’s debutant Dr Jitendra Singh defeated Congress party’s high profile candidate and Union Cabinet Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad with a margin of 60,976 votes.
While as Dr Singh polled 4,87,369 votes, Azad trailed with 4,26,393. PDP’s Arshid Malik got 30,461 and the National Panthers Party candidate Prof Bhim Singh just 25,312 votes.