You are here: Home » News-IANS » Politics
Business Standard

PDP to boycott local body polls in J&K

IANS  |  Srinagar 

The People's on Monday said it will not contest the upcoming municipal and panchayat polls in and asked the government to review its decision to hold elections amid an atmosphere of insecurity.

said there was a sense of insecurity among the people of the state with the "sword of Article 35A dangling on our heads". She said the party had unanimously decided to stay away from the electoral exercise.

"The party urges the government to review its decision to hold local body elections at this time against the will of the people, and instead focus on confidence-building measures," the former told reporters here.

--IANS

vv/mr

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, September 10 2018. 14:16 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU