Former chief Minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesdaysaid that her party was fighting the parliamentary polls for safeguarding theArticle 35 which grants special rights to the people of Jammu and Kashmir inthe Indian constitution.
Addressing her party workers at circuit house in Shoipan, Mehboobasaid that they were not contesting Lok Sabha elections for roads, electricitypoles or water supply but for the protection of unique identity of the state.
Taking a jibe at the Congress for raising the pitch for the safeguardof Article 370, Mehbooba said that Ghulam Nabi Azad during his rule transferredhundreds of kanals of land to Amarnath shrine Board.
She also claimed that the PDP has already taken a lead over itsopponents in the Anantnag district which went to polls Tuesday.
She also said that attempts were being made so that lesser number of peoplecast their ballot.