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Assembly elections in J-K possibly by year-end: Minister Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh on Friday hinted at holding assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir "by this year-end".

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performs Yoga as he participates in a countdown program for International Day of Yoga 2022, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Press Trust of India Jammu
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday hinted at holding assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir "by this year-end".
Addressing a function here, Singh, who is on a two-day visit to the Union Territory, said the delimitation exercise was completed recently following which the number of seats has increased to 90 with Kashmir having 47 seats and Jammu 43.
"By this year-end, there is a possibility that assembly elections can be held in Jammu and Kashmir," he said.

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First Published: Jun 17 2022 | 7:56 PM IST

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