2024 Lok Sabha polls; Congress alliance panel favours tie-up in J&K

2024 Lok Sabha polls; Congress alliance panel favours tie-up in J&K

Party’s local unit wants to contest on 2 seats

Srinagar, Jan 02 : In a significant political development, the Congress National Alliance Committee is understood to have favoured an alliance with INDIA bloc partners in Jammu & Kashmir for 2024 Lok Sabha polls, sources disclosed.

Sources told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the panel has pitched for a tie-up with INDIA bloc partners in J&K for the Lok Sabha polls, likely to be held in April –May this year.

The panel would its report to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on January 3 to pave the way for seat-sharing talks with allies of INDIA bloc.

Sources disclosed that local unit of Congress wants to contest on two Lok Sabha seats of J&K. “Leadership of J&K has told the party high command that it should stake claim on two seats-Jammu Lok Sabha seat and Anantnag-Rajouri or Srinagar segment,” they said.

It is pertinent to mention that National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party are allies of INDIA bloc in J&K.

National Conference has already made it clear that the seats won by INDIA bloc shouldn’t come up for discussion and only those seats held by BJP and non-INDIA alliance parties should be considered for seat-sharing.

In the last Lok Sabha polls, National Conference had won all three seats of Kashmir defeating Peoples Conference in Baramulla, PDP in Srinagar and Congress in Anantnag—(KNO)

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