No of Kashmiri migrants residing in parts of country is around 65k
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 The ministry of home affairs on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the number of registered migrant families from Jammu and Kashmir currently residing in Jammu is 43,618, in Delhi/NCR is 19,338 and in other States/UTs is 1,995. Hence, the total number of registered migrant families residing in Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir and elsewhere in the country is 64,951.
As long as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) don't reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved in Jammu and Kashmir, said Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 while addressing media persons. She said, "Until and unless the Kashmir issue is resolved, the problem will remain and persist. As long as they do not reinstate Article 370 the issue won't be resolved. Ministers will come and go."
Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on November 29 alleged that People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) candidates are not allowed to go for campaigning for the ongoing District Development Council elections. "After we decided to participate in DDC Election, the degree of oppression has increased in Jammu and Kashmir. Candidates of PAGD are confined and are not allowed to go out for campaigning. How candidates will contest if they are not allowed to canvass?" asked Mufti.
Jammu and Kashmir Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner TK Bhat on November 28 said arrangements have been made in Jammu to facilitate voting by migrants and displaced people for District Development Council elections. He said, "We have made arrangements in Jammu to facilitate voting by migrants and displaced people for District Development Council elections. We have deployed SRTC buses at 14 different locations."
Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 39.69 % voter turnout recorded in the first phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections till 1 pm and the highest 59% voting recorded in Samba. Polling in of the DDC election is underway. People are flocking to the nearest polling stations to cast their votes. Women are also participating in large number. The administration is also taking care of COVID-19 SOPs. 43 constituencies are undergoing polls - 25 in Kashmir and 18 in Jammu. Elections will conclude on December 19 and counting of votes will take place on December 22.
Voting for the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections commenced on November 28. 43 constituencies are going to polls today - 25 in Kashmir and 18 in Jammu. Preparations are in full swing at Government College for Women polling station in Jammu. JandK District Development Council (DDC) and Panchayat by-elections are scheduled to conduct from today in eight phases. Elections will conclude on December 19 and counting of votes will take place on December 22.
Ahead of Hyderabad elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda addressed a rally on November 27. Nadda said, "Before my arrival, it was said that a party president is coming for 'gully ka chunav'. It is disrespect to the electorate of Hyderabad. 74 lakh voters, 5 Lok Sabha seat and 24 Assembly constituencies and over 1 crore population - is it a gully to you?" GHMC elections are scheduled to be held on December 01 and counting of votes will take place on December 04.
With mass travel of migrants across many parts of the country threatening to undermine the very objective of a nationwide lockdown, the Union government issued directives to state and Union Territory..
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