Election Buzz: Jammu & Kashmir Assembly Polls Imminent

Engineer Rashid’s Popularity Surges Despite Jail Time

Baramulla, Jammu & Kashmir — Independent candidate Engineer Rashid, currently jailed under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), is drawing significant support in the Baramulla constituency. His son, Abrar Rashid, leads a spirited campaign, attracting young voters. Analysts attribute Rashid’s popularity to his idea of separatism and the perception that he’s being targeted by the state. Despite legal challenges, Rashid’s message resonates with disenfranchised communities, promising change and justice.

Aga Ruhullah’s Charisma Captivates Srinagar Voters

Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir — Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, a well-known Shia cleric and National Conference candidate, is leading the race in Srinagar. With a voter turnout of 38%, the highest since 1996, Ruhullah’s appeal resonates with the electorate. His campaign focuses on active participation in the democratic process. Ruhullah’s charisma and commitment to community welfare have garnered widespread support, transcending party lines.

Mian Altaf Ahmad Dominates Anantnag-Rajouri Constituency

Anantnag-Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir — Representing the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, Mian Altaf Ahmad holds a substantial lead of over one lakh votes in the Anantnag-Rajouri constituency. His spiritual influence and political popularity have made him a formidable candidate. Ahmad’s promise of development, education, and healthcare resonates with voters across the region. His campaign rallies draw large crowds, reflecting the urgency for positive change.

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti concede defeat

National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti conceded defeat, on Tuesday, from their respective Lok Sabha seats even as counting of votes was still underway.

According to the EC data for the Baramulla Lok Sabha seat, jailed former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid was leading against former Chief Minister Abdullah by a margin of more than 1.25 lakh votes.

 15:47 04 Jun
Independent candidate establish comfortable lead in Ladakh Lok Sabha constituency

Independent Mohmad Haneefa 60,365

Congress Tsering Namgyal 32,195

BJP Tashi Gyalson 24,953

 13:51 04 Jun
Omar Abdullah concedes defeat
 12:51 04 Jun
Independent candidate leads in Ladakh Lok Sabha seat

Independent Mohmad Haneefa 16,743

Congress Tsering Namgyal 5,813

BJP Tashi Gyalson 5,194

 12:45 04 Jun
Omar Abdullah trails in Baramulla, Independent candidate Abdul Rashid leads

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference vice-president and Baramulla Lok Sabha candidate Omar Abdullah is trailing in Baramulla by a margin of 46,225 votes against independent candidate Abdul Rashid Sheikh, as per the ECI.

Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is trailing in the Anantnag-Rajouri seat.

 11:49 04 Jun
BJP ahead in Jammu, Udhampur Lok Sabha seat 

Udhampur:

BJP Jitendra Singh 1,22,251

Congress Chaudhary Lal Singh’s 1,00,682

Jammu:

BJP Jugal Kishore Sharma 2,64,113

Congress Raman Bhalla 2,06,882

 

 10:47 04 Jun
‘I have faith that Jammu and Kashmir National Conference will win all 3 seats…’: Omar Abdullah
 10:11 04 Jun
BJP ahead in Jammu, Udhampur Lok Sabha constituencies

BJP was leading in the Jammu and Udhampur Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, according to the Election Commission.

BJP’s Jugal Kishore Sharma was leading in the Jammu Lok Sabha constituency while party leader and Union Minister Jitendra Singh in Udhampur.

Besides them, there are 32 candidates in the fray from the seats. PTI

 10:08 04 Jun
BJP leads in Jammu

BJP Jugal Kishore: 1,19,641

Congress Raman Bhalla: 89,088

 09:37 04 Jun
‘Left everything to people, will accept their mandate’: Apni Party candidate Zafar Iqbal Manhas

As the counting of votes in Lok Sabha polls is underway, Apni Party candidate from Anantnag-Rajouri Zafar Iqbal Manhas said that the people have already exercised their franchise adding that he is ready to accept the mandate of public.

“According to me, everything was over on May 25, when people went to cast their votes. Whatever has to happen will happen today. During elections, I was stressed but now I have left everything to people and I will accept their mandate,” Zafar Iqbal Manhas said. ANI 

 09:03 04 Jun
Omar Abdullah leading, Mehbooba Mufti trailing

Among the two former Chief Ministers of Jammu & Kashmir, Omar Abdullah was leading and Mehbooba Mufti was trailing in their respective constituencies.

As per the early leads available here, former CM and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah was leading over his rival Sajad Gani Lone of the J&K Peoples Conference (JKPC) in the Baramulla Lok Sabha constituency.

In the Anantnag-Rajouri Lok Sabha seat, former Chief Minister and chief of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti was trailing NC candidate, Mian Altaf Ahmad.

Leads for the other three constituencies of Srinagar, Jammu and Kathua-Udhampur were awaited as.

 08:46 04 Jun
Early trends from Jammu & Kashmir

Dr Jitendra Singh (BJP) leading from Udhampur.

Jugal Kishore (BJP) leading from Jammu.

Agha Ruhullah (NC) is leading from Srinagar.

Omar Abdullah (NC) leading from Baramulla.

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