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BJP’s Javid Quershi, 10 others disqualified by ECI from contesting election

BJP’s Javid Quershi along with party workers. [File Photo]

Srinagar: BJP member Javid Quershi and ten others from Jammu and Kashmir figure in the list of candidates who have been disqualified by the Election Commission of India (ECI) from contesting any election till July 2023.

In an official communication to chief electoral officers of States and Union Territories on October 13, 2022, the poll–body has barred Quershi and ten others from contesting any election till September 9, 2023.

These candidates had contested the 2019 Lok Sabha seat but had failed to lodge an account of election expenses within the time, attracting three—year disqualification from the poll—body.

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