After NC, PDP decides not to participate in upcoming elections

Srinagar

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday announced that the party will not participate in the upcoming panchayat and municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

Reports said that the party will not contest the election till the government takes positive steps to safeguard the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier party president and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti had called a meeting to decide whether they will participate in the upcoming panchayat and urban local bodies polls in the state, or not. Soon after the meeting concluded, Mehbooba Mufti while talking to reporters said that the party will not participate in the elections as the prevailing situation in Kashmir is not favorable.

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