J&K: BJP announces 1st list of candidates for DDC polls

at 8:34 pm

Jammu (NVI): J&K BJP has announced the first list of the candidates for the upcoming District Development Council (DDC) elections at party headquarters at Trikuta Nagar here.

J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina made the announcement for the names of party leaders who are entrusted with the party’s mandate after marathon meetings held with all the senior party leadership, an official release said.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh, BJP National Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh, former BJP President Dy CM Dr. Nirmal Singh and other senior party leaders participated in the meetings.

In its first list of candidates, BJP has announced 35 candidates for DDC elections in Jammu region and 37 DDC candidates for Kashmir valley. Names for total 72 seats have been declared today.

DDC elections will be conducted in eight phases between Nov 28 and Dec 19; counting will take place on December 22.