DDC Polls: Counting stopped for Hajin-A, Drugmulla


BANDIPORA/KUPWARA — Counting of votes for Hajin-A and Drugmulla constituencies of DDC in Bandipora and Kupwara districts have been stopped as one of the contestants happens to be a Pak resident, officials said on Tuesday.

The contestant from Hajin-A, Shazia Aslam is said to be brought up in Muzaffarabad area of Pakistan administered Kashmir, and married to a Kashmiri militant, Mohammad Phapoo who then surrendered and even participated in Assembly elections later.

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At the time of acceptance of her nominations, Shazia told reporters that wives of the former militants currently in Jammu and Kashmir, who crossed the Line of Control through a rehabilitation policy, should live their life with peace and dignity.

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Meanwhile, authorities stopped counting for Drugmulla constituency as one of the contestants—Somaya Sadaf—also belongs to Pak and has been married to a local resident.

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