“DDC polls: Candidates confined to hotels, not allowed to campaign, claims PAGD members “

November 20:-  A fresh controversy has been triggered in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the upcoming DDC elections. The political parties of the (PAGD) are crying foul on their candidates being huddled into ‘secure’ accommodations by the administration and not being given enough facilities to Campaign in their areas. 

They claim that while BJP and its allies are being given security and accorded facilities to campaign by the authorities; others have been blocked for the same.
 
Khursheed Alam, former MLC and PDP leader said, “It’s not a complaint but it’s the truth. Anyone who filed nomination papers was either arrested or dumped in hotels. They are not allowed to campaign. It’s very evident that only BJP candidates are allowed to campaign while others are not. It’s killing democracy. We should be provided security so that we can go into our constituencies and ask for votes.”