Independents won 17, NC 6 seats in LAHDC elections

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Kargil, Sep 6 (UNI) Seventeen independents, supported by Islamiya school and Kargil alliance were elected to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil while the National Conference (NC) and Congress got six and one seat respectively.

In the 26 seat council, two candidates Feroz Khan ( Silemoo) and Aga Syed Kazeem (Saliskote) were elected unopposed on NC tickets.

Ladakh Union Territory Front (LUTF) won two seats in the second general elections of the council.

Former Chief Executive Councilor Haji Asgar Karbalayee lost from Poyeen constituency but got elected from Paskun seat while two other former councilors Haji Mohammad Ishaq and Kachoo Gulzar Hussain lost this time.

The NC candidate Munshi Mohammad Sadiq lost his Kargil town seat while another candidate of the same party and former MP Aga Syed Hussain Motahdi lost in Gund Mangole Pora.

Following is the party position: National Conference (six), Congress (one), LUTF (two) and Independents (17).

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