No Assembly elections in J&K, EC to hold only Parliament elections


Srinagar:In a major political development sources told UNT that Election Commission of India has decided to go with Parliament elections in the state of Jammu and Kashmir despite all political parties of state demanding simultaneous elections of Parliament and assembly.

The step taken by the election commission of India would be announced in a day or so when EC will hold a Press Conference in New Delhi.

The step was taken after the representatives of election commission met senior police officials and bureaucrats of the state who are of the view that only Lok Sabha elections should be conducted keeping in view the security scenario of the state.