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Lone's Peoples Conference announces candidates for two LS seats in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Peoples Conference led by separatist-turned-politician on Monday announced it will field a former PDP leader and a on two Lok Sabha seats in

The party's central election committee finalised the names of for Baramulla Lok Sabha seat and for seat, a of the Peoples Conference said.

The state sends six members to the Lok Sabha.

Raja Aijaz Ali, a former IGP, recently quit the PDP and joined the Peoples Conference. He unsuccessfully contested the 2014 assembly polls on a PDP ticket.

Irfan Reza Ansari, a businessman, is younger brother of former PDP leader The brothers had joined the Peoples Conference soon after dissolved the state assembly in November last year.

Peoples Conference will be a breath of fresh air in comparison with the status-quo of National Conference and the PDP, the said.

"We will serve the people with earnest dedication so as to realise the potential of Kashmiri dreams and work hard towards real empowerment of the masses, especially economic empowerment.

"It is our commitment to improve opportunities for youth and reverse decades of anti-youth policies adopted by successive NC-PDP governments," he added.

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

First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 18:30 IST
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