SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) president, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday called an All Party Meeting on Monday over the recent decision of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allow nonlocals to vote in Jammu and Kashmir.
Abdullah said that the All Party Meeting will be held at his Gupkar residence on Monday (11:00 AM) to discuss the latest ECI decision. He said that all the parties except Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been invited to discuss the future course of action.
Pertinently, the PDP president earlier in the day had said that she contacted Dr. Farooq and asked him to call an All Party Meeting to discuss a future course of action.
Notably, the Election Commission has allowed non-locals, living ordinarily in J&K to cast votes in the Union Territory—(KNO)