Srinagar By-poll: Farooq ahead of Nazir

Srinagar: Dr Farooq Abdullah of National Conference was leading by 986 votes over PDP’s Nazir Ahmad Khan as per official sources.
Farooq Abdullah had polled 3990 while PDP’s Khan had got 2857 so far, they said.
They added that a total of 7272 votes had been counted so far.
Earlier counting of votes began for by-poll to Srinagar Lok Sabha seat that recorded mere 7.13% polling, including the 2% turnout at 38 polling stations where re-polling was ordered following clashes between government forces and locals leading to death of eight people.