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Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: Early trends show Gupkar alliance ahead of BJP

Early trends in counting of votes for the DDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir show PAGD, an anti-BJP alliance formed post abrogation of article 370, in the lead followed by the BJP

Jammu and Kashmir politics | Jammu and Kashmir government | BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A polling officer puts an indelible ink mark on the finger of a voter during the second phase of the general elections, at a polling station, in Nagaon, Thursday, April 18, 2019 | Photo: PTI
Ink on a person's finger denoting they have casted their vote

Early trends in counting of votes for the District Development Council (DDC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday show PAGD,an anti- alliance formed post abrogation of article 370, in the lead followed by the .

The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) -- an alliance of seven political parties including the National Conference and the People's Democratic Party -- was leading in 10 of the 25 DDC seats for which trends were available.

The was leading in six seats followed by the Apni Party (three) and Congress (Two).

There are 280 DDC seats for which voting was held over eight phases in the Jammu and Kashmir, the first mass election after abrogation of article 370 last year.

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First Published: Tue, December 22 2020. 11:14 IST