The exchange of fire between the two sides continued till 12.45 pm.
He added that locals are coming forward with information about terrorists to help police.
Addressing party workers at BJP headquarters Jammu on Saturday, he added, “Only scientists with original presentations will participate.”
Of the six Lok Sabha seats in the state, NC and Congress drew a blank while BJP and PDP won three seats each.
The diabetologist who joined the BJP as late as in 2012, is a member of the party’s national executive and chief spokesperson of the J&K unit.
Over 300 militants along with their families have returned to the state since the Omar Abdullah government revised the surrender policy for the militants in 2010.
As the militant tried to escape, Maggar threw a hand grenade at him, killing Maggar.
Among the 36,015 Kashmiri Pandit migrant voters, the EC has received only 1,888 migrant forms, of which 209 were rejected.
At one place, policemen even thrashed poll officials when latter insisted on accompanying the EVMs.
The injured MLA, Syed Mushtaq Shah from Tral, was examined in Central Hall and then taken to hospital by colleagues.