LS polls|PDP to field Zulifkar, Tak

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The Peoples Democratic Party has decided to give mandate to former minister Chaudhary Zulfikar Ali and MLC Firdous Tak from Jammu-Poonch and Udhampur-Doda seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

A source said that a day after PDP president Mehbooba Muftichaired a meeting in Srinagar, the party's parliamentary board held detaileddeliberations on the names of probable candidates for the two seats in Jammudivision.

"After going through their profiles and discussion onseveral names, the board has finalised names of Chaudhary Zulfikar Ali for theJammu-Poonch seat and Firdous Tak for the Udhampur-Doda seat," the source toldGreater Kashmir.

An official announcement in this regard will be made whenthe party releases the list of its candidates, the source said.

"The PDP president is coming (to Jammu) on Sunday to meetsenior leaders here. The names of probable candidates would be part of thediscussion and the announcement will be made any time after that meeting," thesource said.

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