Fractured mandate in LADHC Kargil polls

Srinagar: With no party able to get clear majority in the elections held to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil. National Conference emerged the single largest party winning 10 out of 26 seats while Congress winning 8 seats.

 

Out of 26 seats for which results were declared today, NC emerged as a single largest party by winning ten seats. The Congress followed it with its candidates emerging victorious on eight seats. Independent candidates have managed to win five seats in the elections. PDP  managed to win only two seats.

 

The BJP, which had claimed to sweep the elections were magalised and managed only one seat by winning the Cha constituency seat that too just margin of 30 votes.

 

The election for which was held on August 27. All results were declared around midnight.

 

Established in 2003, this is the 4th  council to be elected in Kargil district. The LAHDC, Kargil, is a 30-member council and its term is five years. There are four seats for the candidates nominated by the state government, including two from the minority community and two women.

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