BJP sweeps urban local body polls in 4 districts of south Kashmir

  • | Saturday | 20th October, 2018

Five wards in the district did not have any nominations.In Devsar municipal committee, the party won all the eight seats. One seat remained vacant.Congress also won in Kokernag municipal committee, bagging six of the eight seats. The party, thus, will have control of at least three municipal bodies.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) did well in Shopian where its candidates won in 12 wards unopposed. The party bagged 14 of the 17 seats, while the BJP managed to win two seats. The area is represented by Congress leader Mohammad Amin Bhat in the legislative assembly.The BJP got a simple majority in Qazigund Municipal Committee, winning four of the seven wards.

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