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Srinagar LS bypoll: Independent candidate files nomination

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An independent candidate today filed nomination papers for constituency where bypoll is scheduled next month, taking the number of nominations so far to two.

Ghulam Hassan Dar, a resident of Rawalpora Parabagh, filed his nomination papers as an Independent candidate before the Returning Officer here, an official spokesman said.

Rashtriya (Secular) candidate Sajad Reshid yesterday filed his nomination papers for the April 9 by-to the constituency which was necessitated due to resignation of Tariq Hameed Karra from as well as PDP.

As per the Commission notification, last date of filing nominations for constituency has been fixed on March 21, while scrutiny of papers will be held on March 22 and the last date of withdrawal of candidature is March 24.

has named its president Farooq Abdullah as its candidate while ruling PDP has fielded Nazir Ahmad Khan.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 20:02 IST