Congress Wins 3 Seats Unopposed in Banihal 

BANIHAL — After winning three wards unopposed in Banihal Municipality, Banihal Congress has claimed clean sweep in coming Municipal polls from Banihal Municipal committee.

MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani launched direct attack on two main stream regional parties and said that the party workers of both the parties are playing role of silent poll agents for BJP in Municipal elections.

He said that as PDP was exposed in Deputy Chairman Elections of Rajya Sabha, NC is also exposing in silent campaigning for BJP candidates in most of the areas of the Banihal constituency.

He claimed that Congress will come out with concrete evidence of PDP and NC’s involvement in the poll fray.

Vikar Rasool appreciated the decision of Jammu and Kashmir Congress leadership to contest municipal and Panchayat polls and termed it a muter political step to defend communal forces in J&K.

He said the boycott call by the two main parties of the state NC and PDP is political eye wash and step forward for face saving attempt as we had come to know that their candidates were filing nominations as proxies in Kashmir and campaigning for BJP candidates in Jammu region.

Vikar said that Congress party is equal sharer for safeguarding the special position of Jammu and Kashmir, but joining poll fray is need of the time to taught lesson to the communal force.

Congress leaders garlanded Farooq Ahmed Wani of Rallu Devgole ward, Prince Jahangir of Kharpora ward and Reyaz Ahmed Wagay of Nagbal ward who were declared unopposed winners after BJP candidates Ab Majeed and Ab Rashid withdraw their nominations whereas Farooq Wani has not face any candidate from his native place.

Secretary Pradesh Congress Imtiyaz Ahmed Khanday has congratulated the unopposed winners of their party in press conference. (KNS)



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