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IHK polls drama resulted in hung state assembly

SRINAGAR: The State assembly elections in occupied Kashmir have resulted in a hung assembly with the pro-India National Conference winning 28 seat and emerging as the leading party in the Indian held state. The polls were held in seven phases over several months amid tight security.

The party with the largest projected number of seats, is holding negotiation for formation of government with another pro-Indian party Congress which has claimed 17 seats in the polls. National Conference President Omar Abdullah said his party would be “open to an alliance with Congress” in an effort to form a viable administration.

Peoples Democratic Party of former Indian home minister Mufti Muhammad Saeed has emerged as the second largest party winning 21 seats in the polls drama.-SANA

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