EC observers hold interactions with representatives of political parties in Srinagar
SRINAGAR: The three particular observers, who have been appointed by the Election Fee to recommend when meeting polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be held, interacted with representatives of assorted political events right here on Thursday.
The three observers — Noor Mohammed, Vinod Zutshi and A S Gill — Thursday reached Srinagar for a two-day go to to evaluate the state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir on actual time foundation to allow the ballot panel take a name on holding meeting elections within the state, officers stated.
Additionally they met the officers of the state authorities to get a briefing on the safety state of affairs for holding elections within the state.
The workforce will maintain comparable interactions with representatives of political events and officers in Jammu on Friday, the officers stated.
Whereas saying the schedule for the Lok Sabha elections on Sunday, the ballot panel had stated that meeting elections in Jammu and Kashmir can’t be held concurrently on account of safety issues flagged by the Centre.
Representatives of the PDP, Congress, BJP and different events met the observers, whereas the Nationwide Convention (NC), CPI(M) chief Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, Peoples Democratic Entrance (PDF) chairman Hakeem Mohamad Yaseen and Democratic Celebration Nationalist (DPN) president Ghulam Hassan Mir boycotted the assembly.
The NC determined to not meet the EC observers, saying the social gathering has nothing extra so as to add to its demand of getting simultaneous Lok Sabha and meeting polls within the state. “We’ve got already put forth our place about holding the meeting polls within the state earlier than the total Election Fee final week.
There may be nothing new to say concerning the difficulty,” Tarigami, Yaseen and Mir stated in a joint assertion issued right here. Jammu and Kashmir is underneath the President’s Rule since 19 December 2018. The PDP-BJP authorities within the state fell on 19 June 2018 after the nationwide social gathering pulled out of the coalition.
For the reason that Jammu and Kashmir Meeting has been dissolved, the Election Fee is sure to carry contemporary polls there as properly inside a six-month interval, which is able to finish in Could. Nearly all political events in Kashmir have advocated holding the state meeting polls concurrently with the Lok Sabha polls.