War like situation created ahead of polls: PDP

Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said that a war like situation has been created in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the polls.

The party has already announced the boycott of the polls citing ambiguity of New Delhi over Article 35-A.

PDP spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir while speaking to a news gathering agency in Srinagar said that the party is not against the democratic processes but at present, the situation is not right to contest the polls.

Over the questions of PDP fielding proxy candidates in the upcoming Panchayat and Local Body Polls, the spokesperson said that there was no question of fielding any proxy candidate “at this juncture”.

He said that the Party after deliberating upon the prevailing situation in the valley has unanimously announced the boycott and it was observed that the people at present are in no mood of Panchayat and ULB polls.
“At present people are disturbed and it is imminent for the party to go with the aspirations of the people.”

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