Congress on Sunday alleged that a large part of the crowd that attended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kishtwar rally had come from other parts of the country while the locals constituted only 10 per cent.
Amid tight security, 226 polling parties were on Sunday dispatched to far-flung booths in four Assembly constituencies in Doda and Ramban districts of Jammu and Kashmir for first phase of polling on November 25.
The Gandhinagar Assembly constituency in Jammu has the highest number of voters. As Jammu and Kashmir gears up for five-phase Assembly election on November 25, we bring to you an exclusive report from Gandhinagar.
Jammu: BJP national president Amit Shah on Wednesday night reviewed the party's preparations for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence of victory, saying the state's people wanted to get rid of the rule of dynastic parties.
BJP is making inroads in Congress's bastion of Chenab Valley with its star campaigners, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, set to take out mega rallies in the region to boost party's poll prospects in the first phase of the polls.
Jammu: BJP, which has been trying to shrug off the 'communal' tag, has fielded nearly 40 per cent Muslim candidates in Jammu and Kashmir assembly polls under its ambitious 'Mission 44 plus' to wrest power in the state.
Jammu: Even as the newly appointed Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar, is scheduled to hold a defence preparedness review meeting with the three services chiefs, a fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan troops in Saujian sector of Poonch was reported on Monday.
To ensure 100 per cent turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, BJP on Thursday asked party workers to be present at their respective polling booths following the slogan "One Booth Ten Youth" coined during the Lok Sabha polls.
The minimum temperature on Wednesday dropped to 1.4 degrees Celsius in Srinagar, the lowest reading so far this season, while it dropped several notches below the freezing point in Kargil and Leh towns of the Ladakh region.