Hajin: The Indian National Congress (INC has swept the local body election in north Kashmir’s Bandipora town winning all the four seats.
The INC has won all the four seats of Wards 5,7,8 and 13 of Municipal Committee Hajin that went to polls on December 19 in the last phase of DDC and local body polls.
The seats had remained vacant when local body elections were last held.
INC’s Irshad Ahmad had already been elected the Chairman MC Hajin.
Irshad’s wife, Tasleema has won Ward 5 of MC Hajin getting 217 votes as per official figures. Her nearest rival candidate of the NC got 76 votes while another independent woman has secured 54. A total of 366 votes had been cast.
Ward 7 of MC Hajin has been won by INC’s Shameema Akhter, who has got 125 of the 219 votes polled.
Ward 8 and 13 too have been won by INC’s Waseem Ahmad Parray and Beeba Begum by getting majorities votes of 237 and 132 respectively.
While talking to Kashmir Reader Dr Irshad Ahmad Wani Chairman MC Hajin gave credit to the local people who voted for Congress and said that he will continue to work for the betterment of the people and will try to focus on development in the Hajin town.
Its pertinent to mention Hajin has 13 ULB seats and already 8 seats were won by INC