Pakistani Side of Kashmir Goes to Polls Today: Key Things to Know
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Srinagar, July 25 -- Kashmir, Observer, Jammu, Srinagar, Latest Kashmir News, Kashmir News, Kashmir Latest News
Muzaffarabad: Over 3.2 million voters are set to elect the 53-member assembly of Pakistan-controlled part of Kashmir for a five-year term on Sunday.
More than 700 candidates from 32 political and religious parties are contesting for the 45 general seats. Out of the rest eight reserved seats, five are for women and three seats, one each for religious scholars, technocrats, and overseas Kashmiris. The members for these seats are nominated after the elections.
Out of 45 general seats, 12 seats are reserved for Kashmiri refugees who had migrated from the Indian side of Kashmir in 1947 and 1965 and are settled in various parts of ...
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