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BJP candidate injured in stonepelting in Bandipora

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A BJP candidate, contesting the urban local body polls in district of and Kashmir, was Monday injured during stonepelting by miscreants, officials said.

Adil Ahmad Buhru, BJP of Municipal Committee, was injured when miscreants pelted stones at him at Dachigam while he was on way to cast his vote at a polling station, the officials said.

Buhru was rushed to a nearby hospital, the said, adding stone pelting was reported from several areas of during the polling.

condemned the attack on the party candidate, saying those who indulge in violence are scared of democracy.

Polling for the first of the four-phased elections to urban local bodies in and Kashmir is currently underway.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 12:35 IST