Independent candidate Naza Begum has been declared as candidate-elected in DDC re-polls for Hajin (A) constituency in Bandipora district.
As per official figures available with Naza Begum, believed to have received support from Altaf Bukhari led Apni Party, secured 2606. Naza is followed by Peoples Conference candidate Ateeqa Bano who got 2283 votes. On the other hand Kulsooma Begum of Bharatiya Janata Party has secured 387 votes and Independent candidate Zahida Begum 315.
A total of 323 votes were declared as invalid, the official figures revealed. (GNS)