SRINAGAR: The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Saturday unanimously decided to contest the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) polls unitedly in Jammu and Kashmir.
Elections to the DDCs and vacant posts of sarpanch and panch will be held in eight phases from December 1 to December 24, according to a notification issued by the State Election Commission on Friday.
The PAGD has unanimously decided to fight the DDC elections unitedly. Despite the abruptness of the DDC elections in terms of timing it is important that this sacred space in democracy is not allowed to be invaded n marauded by divisive forces.
— Sajad Lone (@sajadlone) November 7, 2020
The PAGD soon after holding the meeting in Jammu addressed media persons wherein the alliance spokesperson Sajad Gani Lone announced that the leadership has decided to contest the upcoming polls in J&K unitedly.
“All the modalities and new administrative rules will be looked into and the alliance president Dr Farooq Abdullah will declare the names of contestants on his own,” said Sajad Gani Lone while addressing a press conference in Jammu.