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Srinagar LS constituency 24 candidates in electoral fray

01:22 AM Apr 30, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
srinagar ls constituency 24 candidates in electoral fray
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Srinagar, Apr 29:   On the last date of the withdrawal of nomination papers for Lok Sabha Elections-2024 in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, five candidates withdrew their candidature in the Office of Returning Officer here on Monday.

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The Returning Officer (RO) for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency, Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat informed that five candidates withdrew their Nominations on the last date of withdrawal today out of the total 29 valid nominations. He added that only 24 validly nominated candidates now remain in fray for the Srinagar Lok Sabha Seat.

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Those who remain in fray include Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi from Jammu Kashmir National Conference (JKNC), Waheed ur Rehman Para from Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party, Mohammad Ashraf Mir from J&K Apni Party,and Amir Ahmad Bhat from Democratic Progressive Azad Party. It is worth mentioning here that a total of 39 candidates had filed their nomination papers before the Returning Officer till last date of filing the nominations April 25. Out of them, the nomination papers of 10 candidates were rejected during scrutiny held on Friday (April 26, 2024). And now with the withdrawal of five candidates, 24 candidates are now in fray.

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