MEHBOOBA MUFTI MAY FIGHT ELECTION FROM ANANTNAG LOK SABHA SEAT
Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti’s name has been shortlisted by the party in a panel of four candidates for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, reliable sources said.
Three other candidates in the Panel with Mehbooba Mufti are Abdul Rehman Veeri, Dr Mehboob Beg and Mufti Sajjad .
However, insiders said, the PDP top brass was insisting on Mehbooba to join the electoral fray to boost morale of the party leaders and cadre, which was hit following spate of resignations by Many MLA’s and leaders.
The PDP has cleared the names of Qayoom Wani from Baramulla Lok Sabha seat and framed panel of three candidates for Jammu-Poonch seat including Zulfkar Choudhary, former Minister and ex-MLA from Darhal, Choudhary Hameed, Qayoom Dar and Surinder Choudhary.
Name of Firdous Tak, former MLC, is under consideration for Udhampur-Doda segment.
The PDP Parliamentary Board will meet on Monday 18 March to finalize candidates for all six Parliamentary seats of the State.