Srinagar, Nov 21: Peoples Conference (PC) Chairman and PADG spokesperson Sajad Gani Lone on Saturday alleged government of retreating candidates contesting upcoming DDC, Urban and Pachayat polls in the garb of security cover.
Lone in a tweet said, “Security is being used as a pretext to impede electioneering. Pre-determing democracy, undermining democracy can have disastrous consequences. We, our children r here to stay. Visitors deputed as administrators better not sow a poison whose venom will be spread over decades”.
Earlier several independent candidates alleged authorities of disallowing them carrying out election campaigns and confining them under four walls in the name of providing security.
Notably authorities in Kashmir took hundreds of political workers and activists to safer locations after unabated militant strikes on political workers led scare in valley.