Jammu and Kashmir votes in block council polls 2019 today: With majority local politicians under house arrest, BJP to contest on 280 seats by itself
The BJP has fielded candidates on 122 constituencies in Kashmir, said its spokesperson Brigadier (retired) Anil Gupta, adding that the party is also supporting 29 Independents for elections to the office of the chairpersons of BDCs. He said that the party is contesting on a total of 280 seats out of 316 seats on its own in the state.
Prominent PDP leader among 500 political, social activists join BJP ahead of Jammu and Kashmir local body polls
Prominent among the 500 political and social activists who joined the BJP include PDP zonal president Bhagwan Dass Sharma, PDP's Bishnah youth wing president and district coordinator Bablu Sharma, former Block Development Officer Babadita Sharma and Youth Congress secretary Balraj Singh Charak