Assembly Polls In Jammu Kashmir Early 2023, Top BJP Leader
SRINAGAR: A top BJP leader said the Jammu and Kashmir will go for assembly elections somewhere between April and May 2023. Jammu and Kashmir is under direct central rule since 2018 summer.
Tarun Chug who is BJP in-charge for Jammu and Kashmir dropped hints at early polls while addressing a party meeting in Jammu. He was asking the party members to get proactive, talk to people and inform them about the achievements.
“Agar sarkar May mein banani hai toh March mein ticketein bantni hai (if the government is to be formed in May, then tickets have to be distributed in March). We have only two-and-a-half months left,” Chug told the party workers.
He told reporters that holding pols is the prerogative of the Election Commission of India but he hopes the elections will be held early. The party is planning to fly top leaders including the president of the party, the prime minister and the home minister to Jammu and Kashmir in the next three months. Party president JP Nadda is scheduled to visit Jammu and Kashmir in January, Home Minister in February and Prime Minister in March, reports appearing in the media said.