SRINAGAR Senior National Conference (NC) leader and former speaker Muhammad Akbar Lone is tipped as National Conference candidate for Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency and formal announcement is only a formality now, sources said.
Sources revealed that the consensus on naming Muhammad Akbar Lone as party candidate for Baramulla parliamentary constituency has evolved and a formal announcement to declare him officially the party candidate for Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency will be made in coming few days, KNS reported Wednesday.
A senior NC leader confirming report said that a final decision to name Muhammad Akbar Lone as a party candidate for Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency has been already taken and a formal announcement has been made in coming few days. It may be mentioned here that Muhammad Akbar Lone is among the top National Conference stalwarts who has won assembly elections thrice from Sonawari constituency in the year 2002, 2008 and 2014.
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