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Vol. 6 No: 316 | JAMMU, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2014 | Pages: 12 | Price: R 2.50 | Air surcharge 50 paisa for Leh
Unemployment
major problem of
Nagrota
constituency: BSP
Showcasing the
Ladakhi cinema
Hindi a symbol
of social and
cultural unity of
India: President
Coca Cola Cup :
Alexander, G D
Goenka win in
football
“Giving is like love; to experience its full reward, it must be offered freely.”
TEMPERATURE
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: 9.5 °C
RELATIVE HUMIDITY : 55 %
SUNSET : 5:31 pm Today
SUNRISE : 7:03 am Tomorrow
In BRIEF
Pak violates truce,
fires mortars on IB
JAMMU: In
another
ceasefire
violation,
Pakistani rangers fired
mortars at the international border (IB) in Arnia
Sub-Sector here today.
"Pakistani rangers at
around 0927 hrs fired two
81-MM mortars on forward tent guard border
out-post Contd. on P-4 Col 4
Mystery bag creates
panic on Jmu-Sgr NH
JAMMU: Traffic
remained disrupted for
around two hours when a
mystery bag found outside an Army Unit created
panic on Jammu-Srinagar
National Highway in
Nagrota area on city outskirts.
BJP releases 4th list of 16 Paved way for Ganderbal’s own representative: Omar
candidates for J&K polls
NEW DELHI, NOV 15:
BJP today announced its
fourth list of 16 candidates,
including 11 Muslims, for
the upcoming Jammu and
Kashmir Assembly elections.
For
the
87-seat
Assembly, the BJP has till
now announced its nominees for 70 constituencies
out of which 31 are
Muslims.
After getting clearance
from the party's Central
Election Committee (CEC),
the fourth list of candidates
was announced which
includes names of Mir
Mushtaq Navshari for Uri,
Draksha Andrabi
for
Sonawar, Zubair Nazir for
Batamaloo, Fayaz Rahat
for
Badgam,
Abdul
Rasheed
Bandey
for
Beerwah
and
Abdul
Rahman Chopon for the
Chrari Sharief constituency.
Other candidates whose
names were declared in the
list are Sardar Avtar Singh
(Tral), Abdul Mohd Wagey
(Pampore), Javed Ahmad
Qadri (Shopian), Sohil
Contd. on P-4 Col 1
Malik
Kavinder hijacks
Ajatshatru's show
JAMMU: BJP Leader
Ajatshatru Singh faced
piquant situation on
Saturday when the entire
show organised by his
supporters to welcome
him in Jammu after joining BJP was hijacked by
Kavinder Gupta and his
supporters.
While the felicitation
ceremony was underway
and programme was going
on in Hari Niwas Palace
BJP leaders Avinash Rai
Khanna, Ajatshatru Singh,
Kavinder Gupta and
Manmohan
Choudhary
were all present on the dais.
In between Kavinder
Gupta received a phone
call and message that his
name has been cleared by
the party high command
for the Gandhi Nagar
Assembly seat and this
news spread like a wild
fire. Everyone present
on the dais started greeting him and even garlanded
Contd. on P-4 Col 1
Contd. on P-4 Col 4
Cong Gen Secy Vinod
Sharma joins PDP
SRINAGAR:
Vinod
Sharma after resigning as
General Secretary of the
Jammu and Kashmir
Pradesh
Congress
Committee (JKPCC) has
joined
the
Peoples
Democratic Party (PDP).
He was welcomed into
the party fold by the PDP
patron, Mufti Mohammad
Sayeed. Contd. on P-4 Col 4
X-CUSE ME PLZ...!
SHEKHAR
GANDERBAL, NOV 15:
In his first appearance in
Ganderbal after deciding
not to seek re-election from
the constituency, Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah
today said he had realised
that time had come for the
people to have their "own
representative".
"For 40 years, my family
- my grandfather, my father
and me - have been asking
for votes for themselves
from this constituency and
it is for the first time that I
am seeking votes from here
for anyone other than the
family," Omar said while
addressing an election rally
‘Cong, PDP didn't support
me in AFSPA revocation’
C
hief Minister Omar
Abdullah
today
accused both his
coalition partner Congress
and opposition People’s
Democratic Party of not
supporting him in his
BRISBANE, NOV 15:
Government on Saturday
downplayed reports that
Chinese troops were training Pakistan Army personnel right across the IndiaPakistan border in J&K.
External Affairs Ministry
spokesperson,
Syed
Akbaruddin when asked to
comment on reports in this
regard, said the National
Security Contd. on P-4 Col 1
GJ REPORT
JAMMU, NOV 15: The
scrutiny of 209 candidates
who filed their nomination
papers for 2nd phase of
Assembly Elections-2014
was held today in the
offices of Returning officers of their respective con-
Upper Behota, Gurmul and
Topneel.
Urging the people to
vote heavily in favour of
Congress Party, Azad
expressed confidence that
he will be able to realize his
dream of making Chenab
valley a "Model Region" of
the State.
Unfolding his vision for
Chenab Valley, Azad said
that he will strive to make it
a modern and progressive
region of the State if people
repose
Contd. on P-4 Col 3
Mohd Ayub (Independent)
were cleared.
In 58- Reasi Assembly
Constituency, the nomination papers of 14 candidates, Om Parkash (CPIM), Ajay Nanda (BJP),
Balwan Singh (JKNPP),
Jugal Kishore (Congress),
J&K Assembly Polls: 26 rejected
stituencies, in which 183
candidates were found eligible whereas nomination
papers of 26 candidates
were rejected.
In
57-Gulabgarh
Assembly Constituency,
the nomination papers of 8
candidates, Bashir-Ud-Din
(JKNPP), Pardeep Singh
(BJP), Jawahar
Singh
(BSP), Shafiq-Ur-Rehman
(PDP), Abdul Gani Malik
(NC), Mumtaz Ahmed
(INC), Shabeer Ahmed
(Hindustan Janta Party) and
Headmaster seeks
helicopter service
to ferry staff
Former Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad addressing a
public meeting in Doda.
Azad said that people are
aware about how the
remote and backward areas
were used as vote-banks for
almost sixty years by certain parties and it is only
Congress Party which made
a sincere beginning to initiate development activities.
Azad was on a campaign
trail in higher reaches of
three constituencies of
Chenab Valley, where he
addressed seven public
meetings at Kukerwas,
Bouddhar, Hallaran, Seot,
endeavour to get controversial Armed Forces
Special
Powers
Act
revoked.
He also said PDP did
not support him as the
opposition Contd. on P-4 Col 1
here.
"I slowly realised that
time has come that
Ganderbal needs a representative from the area only
and that the NC candidate
must belong to the area," he
said.
Saying that the decision
to skip Ganderbal was not
Contd. on P-4 Col 1
an easy
GJ REPORT
JAMMU, NOV 15: With
an aim to ensure full attendance and to prevent
absenteeism in the school,
a headmaster has sought
helicopter service for self
and staff in Reasi district of
Jammu and Kashmir.
In a letter addressed to
the
Chief
Education
Officer,
Reasi,
the
Headmaster, Government
High School Sersundwan,
Zone
Contd. on P-4 Col 3
Jagjiwan Lal (NC), Karan
Singh (BSP) and 8
Independent
candidates
Anil Kumar, Baldev Raj
Sharma, Bansi Lal, Rano
Devi, Saraf Singh, Karnail
Singh, Kuldeep Singh and
Meenakshi Shasrma were
cleared.
In
59-Gool
Arnas
Assembly Constituency,
the nomination papers of 10
candidates, Ajaz Ahmed
Khan (Congress), Imtiyaz
Ahmed
Shan
(PDP),
Shiban
Contd. on P-4 Col 1
GJ REPORT
KARGIL,
NOV
15:
Resolving to liberate the
mountain locked regions of
J&K from the state of siege,
PDP
Patron
Mufti
Mohammad Sayeed today
said that places like Kargil
and Leh would be brought
into the economic and
development mainstream.
Addressing public meetings at Kargil and Drass,
Mufti said the tremendous
potential of these areas will
be harnessed for the benefit
of residents by improving
connectivity and addressing
political urges and socioeconomic needs.
Accompanied by senior
PDP leader and Member
Parliament
Muzaffar
Hussain Beigh and Moulvi
Imran Raza Ansari and the
local candidate Haji Inayat
Ali, Mufti went to the
Islamia School Kargil, the
DINESH NARGOTRA
JAMMU, NOV 15:
T
he people of Jammu and
Kashmir are all set to elect
their representatives to the
Legislative Assembly during the
five-phase elections commencing
on 25th Nov 2014 and ending on
20th Dec 2014. The counting of
votes shall be held on 23rd Dec
2014 and the poll results are
expected to be announced by
late night on the same day.
Greater Jammu shall be updating
its readers with some significant
and interesting facts pertaining
to the past and forthcoming
elections in various constituencies. The Greater Jammu team
has made a humble endeavour
to collect the relevant data from
various agencies and present it
daily to the readers to make
them aware about the State's
Assembly history.
1967
1972
1977
PARTIES
(NC) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
(PP) PRAJA PARISHAD
(IND) INDEPENDENTS
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
(BJS) BHARATIYA JAN SANGH
(IND) INDEPENDENTS (2)
(DNC) DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONFERENCE
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
(BJS) BHARATIYA JAN SANGH
(NCO) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ORG)
(IND) INDEPENDENTS (3)
(IND) INDEPENDENTS (7)
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
WINNERS
AMAR NATH SHARMA (NC)
PROMINENT LOSERS
PARAS RAM (PP)
REGD. VOTERS
26282
VOTES POLLED
16280
PERCENTAGE
61.94%
H. RAJ (INC)
PARAS RAM (BJS)
30378
18712
61.60%
DEV DATT (INC)
PARAS RAM (BJS)
33369
21037
63.04%
SHIV CHARAN (IND)
FAQIR CHAND (INC)
40375
21479
53.20%
Contd. on P-4
Chenani
YEAR
1977
1983
1987
PARTIES
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
(JNP) JANATA PARTY
(JKN) J&K NATIONAL CONFERENCE
(IND) INDEPENDENT (9)
(IND) INDEPENDENT (3)
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
(JKN) J&K NATIONAL CONFERENCE
(CPI) COMMUNIST PARTY OF INDIA
(BJP) BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY
(INC) INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
(JPP) JAMMU & KASHMIR PANTHERS PART
(BJP) BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY
"I am quite sure that the
people, like rest of the
country, will choose development as the main plank.
The party (BJP) will do
extremely well because
none of Contd. on P-4 Col 1
WINNERS
BHIM SINGH (INC)
PROMINENT LOSERS
ISHAR DASS (JNP)
BHIM SINGH (IND)
YASH PAUL KHAJURIA (INC)
REGD. VOTERS
33477
VOTES POLLED
15059
PERCENTAGE
44.98%
YASHPAUL (INC)
39453
22866
57.96%
THAKUR DASS CHANOTRA (JPP)
45772
28771
62.86%
Contd. on P-4
CMYK
famous seminary to hold
discussions with its president Aga Jamal and other
scholars.
They later went in a procession alongwith the
Islamia School leadership
upto the venue of the public
meeting after Islamia
School extended its support
to the PDP's political and
developmental vision.
Mufti said PDP's vision
of Jammu and Kashmir
becoming a bridge between
India and Pakistan contains
the important feature of
opening
Kargil-Skardu
road. He said the decision
taken on reopening this
road and starting a bus
service on its was taken by
India and Pakistan many
years back but because of
lack of follow-up there was
no forward movement on
this initiative.
"PDP Contd. on P-4 Col 2
NO CHECK: As ‘Men In Blue’ remain busy in fining two-wheeler riders for traffic violation, buses continue to be parked at random along the roadside unchecked at B C
Road.
Amar
Udhampur
YEAR
1962
‘AFSPA doesn't give
unlimited powers’
YEH HAI JAMMU
LET’S UPDATE OURSELVES WITH ELECTORAL FACTS
Today's Constituencies
60-UDHAMPUR & 61-CHENANI
Polling Date: 2nd Dec 2014
SRINAGAR, NOV 15:
BJP leader and former
Army Chief Gen (Retd) V
K Singh today asserted that
his party will do well in
Jammu and Kashmir
Assembly elections as its
main plank is development
of the state.
Nominations of 183 candidates Will liberate Ladakh from
cleared for Phase 2 after scrutiny mentality of siege: Mufti
India plays down reports
of China training Pak
Army troops
Development of remote areas
agenda of Congress: Azad
GJ REPORT
JAMMU,
NOV
15:
Claiming credit for setting
out Chenab Valley on the
path of progress and development since 2002 after
people of Chenab Valley
reposed confidence in
Congress Party, Azad said
that he does not want to say
that Chenab Valley has
attained highest pinnacles
of development during the
past ten years, but no one
can deny the fact that a
solid beginning has been
made since 2002 and today
it is on the threshold of
entering into a new phase of
prosperity and progress.
"I do not say that everything has been achieved,
but I can say with full conviction that it is Congress
Party which has demonstrated intentions, will and
ability to develop this tough
region of the State", said
Azad.
Hitting out at the divisive and exploitative forces,
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah addressing a public gathering in Ganderbal on Saturday.
BJP to do well in
J&K polls: Singh
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