SRINAGAR: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former minister Shakti Raj Parihar lost on two District Development Council seats in Doda district.
Parihar who represented Doda in last assembly has contested on Marmat and Gundana segments but lost both the seats.
In Gundana, Parihar lost by 1336 votes to Ashim Hashmi of National Conference while in Marmat he lost by 1330 votes to Congress’s Mushtaq Ahmad.
In the last assembly election, Shakti Raj Parihar had ensured a crushing defeat of both the parties, Congress as well as NC. He got 24572 votes and his runner up was Congress’s Abdul Majid Wani who polled 20532 votes.