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PDP mes two candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Jan 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Jammu, January 23: The PDP on Friday med two candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir scheduled to be held on February 7. zir Ahmed Laway and Fayaz Ahmed are the two candidates, Peoples Democratic Party chief spokesman eem Akhtar said here on Friday. Both the candidates had lost last year’s assembly elections. Laway was defeated by Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami of the Communist Party of India–Marxist from Kulgam assembly seat and Fayaz Ahmed was defeated from Kupwara seat by Bashir Ahmad of the People’s Conference. Both the candidates were nomited unimously by the PDP’s political affairs committee because of their “good performance” in the assembly elections although they did not win, he said. The four seats were held by Ghulam bi Azad and Saifuddin Soz of the Congress and Ghulam bi Ratanpuri and Muhammad Shafi Uri of the tiol Conference. (IANS)

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