Vol. XLIII No. 11 March 17, 2019

Hold Elections to Jammu & Kashmir Assembly

CPI(M) Polit Bureau has issued the following statement on March 11, 2019

IT is perplexing how the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is good for the conduct of the Lok Sabha elections and not for the assembly elections which are also due. Currently, Jammu and Kashmir is under central rule as its assembly is dissolved.

Earlier the union home minister had assured the people of Jammu and Kashmir that assembly elections will also be held. All the non-BJP political parties in J and K in their meeting with the full election commission when it visited the state appealed for the holding of simultaneous election.

The election commission should seriously consider this issue and announce the schedule for the assembly election simultaneously.