In J&K Local Polls, Gupkar Alliance Wins Big In Kashmir, BJP In Jammu
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In J&K Local Polls, Gupkar Alliance Wins Big In Kashmir, BJP In Jammu

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December 23, 2020

The Farooq Abdullah-led Gupkar alliance has won big in the first local polls in Jammu and Kashmir since it lost special status last year and was turned into a Union Territory. In the first-ever polls for the District Development Council (DDC) across 20 districts in J&K, the seven-party alliance, along with the Congress, has won 13 districts. The BJP has won in six districts in Jammu.


New Delhi, 23 December 2020

The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration -- a grouping of mainstream J&K-based parties including rivals National Conference of Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party (PDP) - has won more than 100 seats; the BJP has emerged as the single largest party with 74 seats. The Congress has won 26 seats. Voting was held in 280 seats - 14 in each of the 20 districts of the union territory. Results have been declared for all but two seats. 

Source -NDTV

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