Srinagar, Nov 02 2018
The state Congress on Friday claimed the support of maximum number of independent candidates who emerged as winner in the recently held ULB polls, saying that the Mayor and deputy Mayor for Srinagar will be from Congress.
Addressing a presser here at party’s headquarters, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief, G A Mir said that the maximum number of independent councilors have extended their support to congress.
“Maximum number of independent councilors are with us and we will file the papers for Mayor and deputy Mayor post today at 04:00pm,” he said, adding that the party will stake claim for Mayor and Deputy Mayor post for Srinagar.
He also said that the Mayor and Deputy Mayor candidates will be announced at the time of filing the papers today.