Omar Abdullah to contest Lok Sabha polls from Baramulla seat

Srinagar, Apr 12 (KNS): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah to contest the Lok Sabha polls from North Kashmir’s Baramulla while Aga Ruhullàh to contest from Srinagar seat.

Addressing press conference here at Srinagar, the NC chief Farooq Abdullah said that the party high command has decided that Omar will contest from north Kashmir while Shia Muslim leader Aga Syed Ruhullah will be the candidate for the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat. 

Notably, the Lok Sabha elections in the Union Territory will be held in the first five phases on April 19 (Udhampur), April 26 (Jammu), May 7 (Anantnag-Rajouri), May 13 (Srinagar) and May 20 (Baramulla). 

The counting of votes will take place on June 4.(KNS).

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