MC Handwara chairman loses no-confidence vote
Kupwara: Municipal Committee Handwara chairman Masroor Banday was Thursday removed from office after he lost a no-confidence motion that was moved against him by several councilors.
An official said that a floor test was conducted in which all 13 councilors took part. “Of thirteen councilors, seven went against Masroor Banday with the result he was removed from office by a margin of only one vote,” he added.
Meanwhile, vice-chairman MC Handwara, Bashir Ahmad Khan will hold the office of chairman till councilors elect a new chairman.
Notably, a no-confidence motion was also moved against him last year, however, he managed to prove his majority.