Central Kashmir: No candidates, no polling in 3 Budgam municipalities in second phase

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Srinagar: As parts of Kashmir valley went to polls on Wednesday in second phase, no polling exercise was witnessed in three municipalities of the Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

There was either no candidate or no opponent in any of the three municipalities including Chrar-e-Shareef, Magam and Beerwah which consist of 39 wards, 13 wards each.

In Chrar e Shareef nine candidates won uncontested and other two wards have no candidate.


In Magam six wards have no candidate whereas the candidates of other seven wards won unopposed.

In Beerwah only one candidate has filed nomination papers for ULB polls who won uncontested and other 12 remaining wards have no candidate.