First DDC polls in J&K end with 51% polling in 8th phase, Turnout in J-K DDC polls proof of people’s faith in democracy, says BJP, L-G
The BJP has congratulated the residents of Jammu and Kashmir for “mass participation” in the District Development Council (DDC) polls despite threats by terrorists and added that the successful conduct of the eight-phased elections has negated the design of separatists and terrorists and reaffirmed people’s faith in democracy.
“DDC elections conducted for the first time in the history of Jammu & Kashmir have culminated successfully. Residents of J&K have successfully negated the designs of separatists & terrorists and made these elections highly successful. J&K Residents have participated massively in the event like a festival. Local residents were being threatened by the terrorists at the start of these elections, but they sidelined their threats and participated in the event even with the greater force,” JK BJP president Ravinder Raina said on Sunday.
He also congratulated the election commission, L-G administration, security personnel, government employees and all other stakeholders for the successful holding of the DDC polls in the Union Territory.