The by-poll thus tells you little about Kashmir. Nor will it make any difference to the existing political state of affairs. The election, however, will be primarily about the degree of participation of people in the voting.
Me'raj Khurshid Malik is just 25. But he appears even younger. The impish boyish look is yet to leave his face. So, it takes some time to sink in that he is an independent candidate for the by-poll for Srinagar parliamentary constituency, u
Incumbent MLA Langate, Er Rasheed while reacting to the killing of three unarmed civilians in Chadoora, has asked New Delhi to make it public that it is at war with every Kashmiri, irrespective of their caste, creed and gender.
National Conference president, Dr Farooq Abdullah, and ruling PDP candidate, Nazir Ahmad Khan, on Monday filed their nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which is going to by-polls on April 9.
Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member and Member of Parliament, Muzzafar Hussain Baig has underscored the “need of involvement” of every stakeholder for establishing permanent peace and stability in Jammu and Kashmir.
Stating that present situation is not conductive for holding elections in Kashmir, MLA Langate Er Rashid on Monday said that his party – AIP - will not participate in the upcoming Lok Sabha by-elections for Anantnag and Srinagar seats.