KARGIL: National Conference—Congress alliance is heading for a victory in the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council- Kargil election.
Congress has won three seats, National Conference two, and BJP one. The counting has been completed for six seats so far.
LAHDC-Kargil Election Results: Leads + Wins (19/26)
Election Results Till Now
1 Bhimbat :- National Conference
2 Padum :- National Conference
3 Stakchay Khangral :- BJP
4 Tai Suru :- Congress
5 Pashkum:- Congress
6 Ranbirpora :- Congress
7 Choskore:- Congress
8 Yourbaltak :- National Conference
9 Chiktan :- Congress
10 Parkachik :- Congress
11 Barsoo :- Independent
12 CHA :- BJP
13 Kargil Town :- National Conference
14 Baroo Minjee :- Congress
15 Thasgam Thuina :- National Conference
16 Shakar :- Congress
17 Silmo :- National Conference
18 Poyen-Akchamal :- National Conference
19 Thangdumbur :- National Conference
Counting on seven (7) Constituencies are still in progress
Congress and JKNC are contesting the elections in an alliance.
Independent candidate Sheikh Ansari wins from Barsoo constituency.
BJP Candidate Padma Dorjey wins from Stakchay Khangral Constituency.
JKNC Candidate Punchok Tashi wins from Zanskar constituency.
JKNC’s Abdul Wahid wins in Bhimbat Constituency.
JKNC Candidate Mansoor Hussain wins from Yourbaltak Constituency.
Counting of votes began on Sunday morning here for the fifth LAHDC-Kargil election, officials said.
The election on October 4, which saw a triangular contest among the National Conference, Congress and the BJP in most of the 26 seats, is the first key poll in Kargil after the abrogation of Article 370 and the creation of Ladakh union territory which was done by the Centre on August 5, 2019.
The election recorded a polling of 77.61 per cent as out of the total 95,388 voters, 74,026 exercised their right of franchise.