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Anantnag bypoll: NC-Congress candidate says will withdraw if guv rule not imposed

GA Mir’s reaction came after Election Commission deferred bypoll in Anantnag Lok Sabha seat.

india Updated: Apr 11, 2017 10:57 IST
GA Mir, joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat.
GA Mir, joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat.(Nitin Kanotra/ HT File Photo)

Joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat, GA Mir, on Tuesday said he will withdraw if the governor’s rule is not imposed in the state.

Mir on Monday had opposed the deferment of the bypoll in Anantnag parliamentary constituency.

Talking to the media in Anantnag, Mir said the inability of the PDP-led coalition government in providing a peaceful atmosphere for the by-election had proved chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s failure.

According to sources, Mir will hand over a memorandum in this regard to the concerned returning officer of the constituency on Tuesday.

The Election Commission has deferred the Anantnag by-poll to May 25.