PDP meeting concludes without any decision about local bodies polls

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Srinagar: PDP meeting on Thursday concluded without taking any decision regarding its participation in upcoming local bodies elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

However, majority of the PDP leaders were on the same page that “situation is not conducive” in the State.

Party sources told Kashmir Reader that final announcement about the participation in the upcoming elections will be made in next few days.

PDP Spokesperson Rafi Ahmad Mir also confirmed that party was yet to take final decision regarding the local bodies elections.

Earlier a crucial meeting of the PDP to decide the party stand about the upcoming Panchayat and urban local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir was held at Party President Mehbooba Mufti’s residence.

The meeting came a day after National Conference announced to boycott the polls unless and until Government of India and the state government clears its position on Article 35A.