Srinagar, Aug 18: A day after Election Commission (EC) announced that non J&K residents including labourers, studies and those from security forces were entitled to cast votes in the upcoming Assembly polls, J&K’s major political parties Thursday said it was a time to convene an All Party Meet to chalk out future course of action.
National Conference Chief Dr Farooq Abdullah and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti made separate appeals for APM. Dr Farooq right away convened the APM on Monday at his Gupkar residence.
Abdullah said that the All Party Meeting will be held at his Gupkar residence on Monday (11:00 AM) to discuss the latest ECI decision.
He said that all the parties except Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been invited to discuss future course of action.
Pertinently, PDP president earlier in a day had said that she contacted Dr Farooq and asked him to call an All Party Meeting to discuss future course of action.
Notably, the Election Commission has allowed non locals, living ordinarily in J&K to cast votes in the Union Territory.
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