Srinagar, 20 Feb: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold elections to the post of the party president on 22nd of February 2021. In a statement issued here, a party spokesman said that the members of the electoral college from Kashmir & Jammu provinces will vote to elect the party president on Monday in Srinagar and Jammu respectively. The 3 year term of Ms Mehbooba Mufti as the party president ended on October 31st last year but fresh elections couldn’t be held due to COVID 19 Pandemic and prevailing situation in J&K.
For smooth conduct of the elections, the party’s election board has appointed Surinder Choudhary as the returning officer for jammu whereas Satpal Singh Carak has been appointed as observer.
In Srinagar, the proceedings would be conducted by Chairman election board A R Veeri.