LS polls no cakewalk for any party

LS polls no cakewalk for any party
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Lok Sabha poll bugle has been sounded in Kashmir. After making desperate attempts to get the assembly elections clubbed with the parliamentary polls, regional parties have given up and they have decided to launch the campaign for the forthcoming parliamentary polls.
National Conference and Congress are yet to reach on the consensus over forging an alliance and it’s not still clear whether both would enter into seat sharing agreement or not.
On the other hand Peoples Democratic Party is also trying its level best to lure the voters. The party is making desperate attempts to retain the seats which it had won during the last parliamentary polls in 2014. The PDP had won all the three seats in Kashmir in the last elections. This time around situation is different and the PDP is on a weak wicket. National Conference has got an edge but the emergence of Peoples Conference especially in north Kashmir could make things difficult for the NC.
Another very important factor which would determine poll results in Kashmir is the participation of the people. If the people come out to vote then the competition could be tough but if they stay away from the process the results could go in anyone’s favour. IAS topper and former bureaucrat Shah Faesal has also launched his political party and its one more addition to plethora of political parties in Kashmir.
It’s not going to be that easy for any of the political parties to win all the parliamentary seats in the Valley. Political dynamics are changing and these are changing very fast road to parliament is not going to be that easy for anyone. Political parties would have to put lot of efforts to bring people back into the electoral politics.