LS by-polls: Tasadduq Mufti is PDP’s candidate from Anantnag, Nazir Khan from Srinagar


SRINAGAR: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decided to field Tasadduq Muftifrom Anantnag parliamentary constituency for the upcoming by-election while, Nazir Ahmad Khan will contest form Srinagar constituency.Tasadduq, a cinematographer by profession, joined the PDP on January 7 this year, on the death anniversary of his father and former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed. Khan, former Congressman from Beerwah constituency, joined the PDP last month. He had given tough fight to former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in 2014 Assembly elections from the constituency, losing by just 1000 votes. Son of Muhammad Sarfaraz Khan, an associate of late Sayeed, Khan has been active in politics for many years.The Srinagar segment will go to polls on April 9 to be followed by Anantnag segment on April 12.


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