The ruling National Conference-Congress coalition has swept the Legislative Council polls for which counting took place Thursday. Of the four LC seats which went for polls on December 03, National Conference and Congress bagged two seats each, officials said.
For the K-1 constituency of Kashmir province, National Conference candidate Ali Muhammad Dar defeated his nearest rival Peer Muhammad Hussain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by a margin of 2675 votes. Of the 16155 votes polled for the constituency, Dar secured 8586 votes while as Hussain got 5911 votes, they added.
For the K-2 seat, Ghulam Nabi Monga of Congress defeated his nearest rival Yasir Reshi of PDP by a margin of 2565 votes. Monga secured 8659 votes while as Reshi got 6094 votes.
For J-1 constituency Congress candidate Shyam Lal defeated his nearest rival Gurmeet Singh of PDP by a margin of 7034 votes. Of the 14874 votes polled, Shyam Lal secured 9123 votes while as Gurmeet secured 2089 votes.
For the J-2 seat, Dr. Shahnaz Ganai of National Conference defeated her nearest rival Ved Prakash Gupta of PDP by a margin of 6917 votes. Of the 14812 votes polled for the constituency, Dr. Shahnaz secured 9070 votes while as Gupta secured 2153 votes.
According to official data, independent candidates supported by MLA Er Rasheed and Sajad Gani Lone, secured 476 and 355 votes respectively. Er Rasheed and Sajad Gani Lone had fielded one candidate each for K-2 seat of Kashmir division.