PDP urges ECI to postpone Anantnag polls

Srinagar: Ruling PDP has urged the Election Commission to defer indefinitely the by-poll to the Anantnag parliamentary constituency.
PDP candidate for the bypoll Tassaduq Hussain, who is brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, made the plea during a video conference with Election Commission officials on Monday.
“Hussain asked the Election Commission to defer the bypoll to Anantnag Lok Sabha seat indefinitely till the situation is conducive for the elections there,” PDP general secretary Nizamuddin Bhat said.
The EC had organised the video conference with all the contesting candidates to ascertain their views about holding of elections to the constituency on May 25.