Congress plans to stake claim for mayor, council SMC

Congress plans to stake claim for mayor, council SMC
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Srinagar, Oct 21: Congress party plans to officials stake claim for the post of mayor Srinagar Municipal Corporation and the constitution of the corporation after emerging as single largest party in the recently announced municipal election results. A party spokesman said that being the single largest party in the recently declared results of the Srinagar municipal corporation the Congress will officially stake its claim for the post of mayor and constitution of new council for the corporation. He said that Congress party candidates have won sixteen wards and most of the independents have approached the party with the offer of support for mayor SMC and the constitution of the council for the corporation.
The spokesman claimed that most of the independents declared elected from different wards of Srinagar city have approached the party for a broad based alliance to keep BJP out.
Meanwhile, a top functionary of the Congress party while confirming the decision of staking a claim for the post of mayor and constitution of new council for the corporation said “most of the independents have approached Congress with the offer of their support for constitution of council and election of mayor for Srinagar Municipal Corporation. (KNS)