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J&K likely to defer municipal polls

IANS  |  Srinagar 

The and government is likely to defer from October to January 2019 but the Panchayat polls may go ahead as scheduled in November-December, informed sources said.

A formal decision is expected to be taken at the (SAC) meeting chaired by later on Wednesday.

The development comes after the National Conference and the announced they were boycotting both the elections.

"The schedule announced for the Panchayat polls will remain unchanged," an said.

The will announce its decision on taking part in these elections on Wednesday.



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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 13:20 IST