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MC Handwara chairman loses no-confidence vote 

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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.

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