SRINAGAR: Results of two DDC segments Drugmulla (Kupwara) and Hajin-A (Bandipora) is withheld as 278 declared results put the BJP as the single largest party and the PAGD as the single biggest alliance. BJP won 75 DDC berths and PAGD secured 110 berths.
State Election Commissioner K K Sharma said in Jammu that Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged the single largest party with registering win on 75 DDC constituencies followed by J&K National Conference with 67 seats while PDP won 27 and Indian National Congress (INC) Won 26 seats. Similarly, newly formed J&K Apni Party (JKAP) won 12 while JKPC and CPI-M bagged 8 and 5 seats respectively, he added.
Sharma said independents turned out to be the major reflection during these elections winning 18 percent of the total seats while registering their win on 50 seats.
Likewise, JKNPP and PDF registered to win on two seats each and BSP emerged victorious on one seat from Kathua district.
The SEC further informed that 2855509 votes were counted in total in the 278 DDC constituencies. Among the political parties BJP got 24.82 percent votes followed by JKNC with 16.46 per cent, INC 13.82%, PDP 3.96%, JKAP 5.3%, JKPC 1.98 vote share while rest of the vote share went to others including independent candidates.
The SEC said that on Tuesday morning counting was deferred in Drugmulla, Kupwara and Hajin-A, Bandipora constituencies in view of a question that has arisen on the eligibility of one each contesting candidates from the seats. “A final decision in this regard will be taken after taking all aspects into consideration,” he added.