New Delhi, Nov 4: Congress leader Sheikh Mohammad Ashfaq will take on National Conference Leader Omar Abdullah in Ganderbal as the Congress today released its second list of 31 candidates for the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections. The Congress had announced the names of nine candidates in its first list last week.
The candidates for the remaining seats in the 87-member state assembly will be announced in the next few days, AICC sources said on Tuesday, Nov 4. Prominent among those whose names figured in the second list included former minister Taj Mohiuddin and Abdul Gani Vakil.
Following is the second list of candidates with their constituencies : Mohd Yasin Shah (Karnah), Chaudhary Salamuddin (Kupwara), Farooq Ahmad Mir (Lolab), Mohd Amin Khan Kutlari (Langate), Taj Mohiuddin (Uri), Abdul Gani Vakil (Rafiabad), Abdul Rashid (Sopore), Mohd Muzafar Paray (Sangarma), Ghulam Nabi Monga (Baramulla), Ghulam Hassan Shah (Kangan), Sheikh Mohammad Ashfaq (Ganderbal), Ghulam Nabi Mir Lasjan (Chadoora), Fayaz Fahat (Badgam), Master Mohammad Maqbool (Charari Sharief), S Surinder Singh (Tral), Mohammad Anwar Bhat (Pampore), Mohd Maqbool Bhat (Pulwama), Peer Nazir Ahmad (Wachi), Mohd Safi Bandey (Shopian), Jugal Kishore (Reasi), Aijaz Ahmed (Gool Arnas), Brij Mohan Sharma (Udhampur), Krishan Chander Bhagat (Chanani-SC), Thakur Das (Ramnagar), Prem Sagar (Bani), Kanta Andotra (Basohli), Manohar Lal Sharma (Billawar), Girdhari Lal (Hiranagar-SC), Dr Ramesh Chander(Nowshera), Thakur Puran Singh (Darhal) and Shabir Ahmad Khan (Rajauri).