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Civic, Panchayat polls won't be deferred: J&K Chief Secretary

IANS  |  Srinagar 

on Wednesday denied reports that the upcoming are likely to be deferred.

Scotching earlier reports that the Governor's administration is considering deferment of municipal polls, the said: "Municipal and Panchayat polls will be held as per schedule."

Subrahmanyam was speaking to the media on the sidelines of an official function in on Wednesday.

The regional National Conference (NC) and the have already announced boycott of these polls.

The has also said that currently, the ground situation in the Valley is not conducive for holding these polls.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 16:26 IST
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