Srinagar: Soon after Dr Farooq of National Conference (NC) filed his nomination papers for the Srinagar, Parliamentary constituency Monday, Nazir Ahmad Khan of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) also filed his nomination papers at the office of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar.
Khan was accompanied by senior PDP leaders Muzaffar Hussain Beig and Imran Ansari.
The elections for the central Kashmir parliamentary seat are scheduled on April 9.
NC and Congress have formed pre-poll alliance for the upcoming by-elections of the two seats of Kashmir.
Polls for the Anantnag seat are scheduled on April 12.
Farooq and GA Mir are the candidates of NC-Cong alliance for Srinagar and Anantnag seats respectively while as Khan and Tassaduq Mufti are the candidates of ruling PDP.