Dr Farooq springs surprise, announces to boycott ULB, Panchayat polls | KNO

Dr Farooq springs surprise, announces to boycott ULB, Panchayat polls | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, Sep 5 (KNO) :  Barely a few days after National Conference patron Dr Farooq Abdullah bated for panchayat polls stating that it will help in nation building, but today senior Abdullah took everybody by a surprise saying his party will boycott the polls.

Addressing overcrowded presser here, Abdullah said NC will not take part in upcoming Urban and Local Bodies elections and panchayat polls. He stated this after chairing party's core group meeting. The state government has already announced elections in JK---from October 5 ULB polls and from November 8 , eight phased Panchayat polls.