DDC election for chairperson: NC, PDP candidates emerge victorious in Ganderbal
NC bags chairperson post, PDP secures VC's post
Ganderbal: The Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson of the District Development Council (DDC) Ganderbal were elected on Wednesday in a meeting of the elected DDC members held under the chairmanship of the District Election Officer Shafkat Iqbal (KAS), Deputy Commissioner District Ganderbal.
An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that National Conference (NC) candidate Nuzhat Ishfaq won by nine votes and was subsequently elected as the chairperson, while Bilal Ahmad Sheikh of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was elected as the vice chairperson of the DDC Ganderbal, who bagged eight votes.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by rule 108-ZN of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Rules, 1996, I Shafkat Iqbal (KAS), Deputy Commissioner District Ganderbal, hereby publish the election result of chairperson / vice-chairperson of District Development Council, District Ganderbal,” a copy of result publication reads.
“In the election meeting which held smoothly at Conference Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq NC candidate DDC member a resident of Lar Ganderbal was elected as the chairperson, while Bilal Ahmad Sheikh was elected as the vice chairperson of the DDC Ganderbal,” an official said—(KNO)