SRINAGAR, SEP 19: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee will be participating in the upcoming Urban Local Body (ULB), Municipal polls in the state.
President JKPCC, G.A. Mir told a presser here that the party has decided to participate in the fray. â€œWill contest election to counter communal forces like BJP and RSS,â€ Mir said while announcing party decision, adding thwt they will fight â€˜polls with full mightâ€™.
â€œWe cannot afford Mayor from Nagpur hence appeal everyone to join hands with congress to defeat communal forces like BJP and RSS,â€ Mir said. Earlier Mir had said that the situation in valley is not conducive for conduct of polls.
National Conference, Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party and Communist Party of India, Marxist, have decided to boycott the polls citing turbulent security situation and â€˜attempts to abrogate article 35Aâ€™ as reasons.