#DDCElections

.Srinagar
PDP leader Mehmooba Mufti with NC leaders Farooq (right) and Omar Abdullah. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • PDP leader Mehmooba Mufti made the statement regarding the arrest of her party’s youth wing president
  • Waheed ur Rehman Para was first arrested by the NIA, then by the CIK
  • Para won the DDC election from Pulwama, while in custody

.Jammu and Kashmir
People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration made a victory in DDC polls. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Omar Abdullah claims 2 senior leaders of the party were detained
  • He said that contestants fighting from Shopian were being put under preventive detention
  • This comes after PM Modi said that people have voted for democracy

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Ayushman Bharat scheme in J&K. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • PM Narendra Modi  spoke about BJP's earlier alliance with Mehmooba Mufti-led PDP
  • He said the BJP pulled out of alliance as it wanted panchayat elections to be held
  • Taking a swipe at Congress, the PM said despite SC's direction, local body polls were not held in Puducherry

.Jammu and Kashmir
Voters stand in queues to cast their votes for the seventh phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • In the DDC, an alliance of seven mainstream parties got an edge over the BJP
  • PAGD swept the maiden District Development Council (DDC) polls by winning 110 seats
  • The counting of votes for the 280 DDC constituencies started on Tuesday morning