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Jammu and Kashmir BDC polls: 1,065 candidates to contest 24 October election, highest number of contenders from Kupwara


  • 1,065 candidates are in fray for the 24 October Block Development Council (BDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, state election officials said on Saturday

  • The highest number of 101 candidates are trying their luck from north Kashmir's Kupwara district

  • Congress has announced its decision to boycott the elections citing 'indifferent attitude' of the state administration and continued detention of its leaders

Jammu: After the final withdrawal of nomination papers, 1,065 candidates are in fray for the 24 October Block Development Council (BDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, state election officials said on Saturday.

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