Raja Syed Rather
Ganderbal : In a closely contested election, advocate Altaf Ahmad Lone was elected as the president of the Municipal Council Ganderbal on Thursday.
An official told the news agency that Altaf defeated his opponent, Abdul Rashid by a margin of 7 votes.
He said out of the 17 councillors, 12 voted in favor of Altaf while Rashid got only 5 votes.
Meanwhile, advocate Altaf expressed gratitude to the councillors and said his focus will be on ensuring proper sanitation, a clean atmosphere, and achieving the goal of a “Green Ganderbal.”
He also emphasized the need to address the issues being faced by the town and developing it on modern lines—(KNO)