Governor rule was imposed in J&K, 11 days ahead of the deadline given to both the PDP & BJP for govt formation.
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NC formally offered support to PDP in a letter to N N Vohra for forming a govt that could break the logjam of over three weeks.
In 2008, Vohra was appointed the J&K Governor, replacing S K Sinha.
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While PDP has secured 28 seats, BJP bagged 25 in the elections to the 87-member state Assembly.
The BJP swept the Hindu-dominated Jammu region, winning 25 of 37 seats.
While all its three ministers from the Valley lost, it managed to win four seats in Kashmir.
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He also cited the 2010 summer unrest and no progress in repealing AFSPA as a few regrets during his rule.
Anantnag’s turnout was significant even in areas where it is traditionally low.
The presiding officer alleged that Bhat and her supporters captured the booth for 15 minutes.
The NC campaign has been vigorous but the voter hasn’t forgotten the floods.
He said his daughter Mehbooba mocks him for spending time in Jammu because the PDP will get nothing there.
‘What promise hadn’t they made... that they’d turn earth into heaven’.
When the EVM machine was sealed at 5 pm, around 800 of the 924 votes had been polled.
Several of the seats voting are in separatist strongholds, prompting a boycott-wary Election Commission into clustering a number of booths.
Uri has being represented by a Congress MLA for the last two terms.
The Army said they recovered canned packets of keema stew, chicken achari, chicken karahi and almonds from the the six militants.
Yousuf had been accused of taking money from party leaders in exchange for posts.
The multiple attacks took place just two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies at Srinagar and Anantnag.
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During these six years, Rashid, a former JKPCC engineer, spent most of his time in the constituency and highlighted human rights issues.
PDP has pledged it will strengthen Article 370 if it wins the elections.
The turnout statewide was over 71 per cent.
Both organisations represent Shia Muslims, who are 90 per cent of the population; the electorate is 59,440.
Omar campaigned extensively in the constituency and reminded people of the projects given to Ganderbal during his tenure.
Two former commissioner secretaries, a retired IG of police and three officers are among a dozen or so former govt officials who are contesting the JK polls.
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BJP leaders now say it was a printing error, but Malik's name was still on the party’s website in the evening.
Omar also criticised the Congress, coalition partner in the present government, for trying to discredit the NC.
The two were reportedly angry over their parties fielding someone else from their respective constituencies.
Shahzad’s wife Jabeen said that after her husband’s death she had only one aim - to get the guilty soldiers and civilians punished.
In April, 2010, army had said it had killed three infiltrators claiming they were Pakistani militants.
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