Srinagar: Bashir Ahmad Mir, BJP’s candidate from Shankarpora on Saturday was elected as a corporator of the SMC after getting eight votes from total of nine votes polled.
Mir was so confident that he had announced his victory at the Shankarpora polling station as soon as the voting concluded.
“The total number of votes polled in the ward was nine, out of which I got eight. My opposite (candidate) got only one,” he told reporters at SKICC here where counting of votes was held.
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— Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (@MirwaizKashmir) October 20, 2018
The polling for the Shankarpora ward in Baghi-Mehtab area of the city was held in the first phase of the four-phased urban local body polls.