Gupkar Alliance announces seat-sharing formula for 5th phase of DDC polls in J&K

The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Sunday announced the seat-sharing formula for the 5th phase of District Development Council (DDC) polls on the alliance’s official twitter handle. The voting for the same will take place on December 10.

The list was approved by the PGD President Farooq Abdullah, who is also the Chief of National Conference (NC).

According to the seat-sharing formula, NC has occupied half of the 16 seats while the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will contest on five.

Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference will contest on 2 seats and Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement will fight on one seat.

The interesting part about these elections is that many candidates are trying their luck for the first time. Some of them are Tanzia Nigar and Vukla Hazraat. Also, some highly qualified and experienced are also contesting elections this time from different parties like Dr. Anees Gul from district Budgam, Ulfat Mushtaq from People’s Conference, Nasir Lone from Kupwara.

The last day for filing the nominations for the 5th phase of the polls is Monday.