Srinagar: The PDP and National Conference candidates from Srinagar parliamentary constituency filed their nomination papers on Monday. NC president Farooq Abdullah came to the Srinagar Deputy Commissioner’s office along with Congress state president GA Mir and new Congress member Tariq Karra to file his papers.
PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan accompanied by his party leaders including Muzaffar Baig filed his papers ahead of Farooq. Nazir described Farooq as a “discredited” politician and said he would be defeated in the by-polls. The NC and Congress are fighting the by-election together.