SRINAGAR: Three member team of observers appointed by the Election Commission of India arrived Kashmir today to meet political parties and “assess the feasibility” for holding the assembly elections in J&K. According to the report of The Citizen the team will meet the political parties, civil and police administration of Kashmir Valley later today.
Meanwhile National Conference boycott the meeting, a spokesperson of the party, which emerged as third largest in 2014 assembly polls, said. According to the NC spokesperson “NC has already made it position clear on LA and LS polls. Our demand of having simultaneous assembly and LS elections in the state in our earlier meetings remains as it is.”
Meanwhile Sources from Governor Administration said that it’s not possible to hold assembly elections with the Lok Sabha due to the security situation after the Pulwama attack.