DDC candidates not being allowed to campaign, alleges PAGD

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India News: Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) chairman Farooq Abdullah on Saturday filed a complaint with Jammu & Kashmir state election commissi
SRINAGAR: Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) chairman Farooq Abdullah on Saturday filed a complaint with Jammu & Kashmir state election commissioner that the candidates fielded by the seven-party conglomerate for the district development council (DDC) polls are not being allowed to campaign.Abdullah's move came as major political parties blamed lack of a level-playing field for the elections, accusing the administration of locking up their candidates at several places and not allowing them to campaign.PDP president Mehbooba Mufti too accused the Centre of "sabotaging" the participation of political parties other than the BJP in the DDC polls by not allowing them to campaign freely."GOI sabotaging participation of non-BJP parties in DDC polls. PDP's Bashir Ahmed despite having adequate security has been detained at Pahalgam on the pretext of security. Today is the last day for filing nominations & have spoken to DC Anantnag for his release @manojsinha," the PDP chief tweeted.M Yousuf Tarigami of the CPM, one…
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