National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party have termed the announcement of poll schedule for panchayat and municipal elections in the state arrogance of power and threatened action against proxy candidates if any one dares to join the electoral fray with the claim of owing allegiance to either of the two parties.
Meanwhile Congress party though expressed its dismay over the unilateral decision of government but said that it will hold a meeting on Monday to take a decision on participation in elections.
The PDP said we won’t allow any party worker to contest the election against any one daring to join the electoral fray. We will see how the elections are conducted without the participation of two largest mainstream political parties in the state.
State Congress President Gh Ahmad Mir said that we are a national party and will take a meeting on Monday for taking a decision on participation in elections.