PAGD meets in Jammu day after Delimitation Commission presents draft report

The meeting comes a day after thee Delimitation Commission proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, a proposal strongly rejected by the political parties.
PAGD meets in Jammu day after Delimitation Commission presents draft report
PAGD members during a meeting in Jammu a day after the J&K Delimitation Commission proposed six additional seats in Jammu region and one in Kashmir valley, on Tuesday December 21, 2021. ANI

Srinagar, Dec 21: A day after the J&K Delimitation Commission proposed six additional seats in Jammu region and one in Kashmir valley, a meeting of the constituent political parties of the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has started at the Jammu residence of National Conference President Farooq Abdullah.

According to news agency KNO, former chief minister and PDP president, Mehbooba Mufti and some other leaders of the PAGD are reportedly part of the meeting.

The meeting has started at a crucial time when delimitation commission presented its draft report in which it proposed six additional assembly seats for Jammu region and one for Kashmir while reserving 16 constituencies for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

The recommendations have drawn sharp criticism from all political parties in the valley.

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