My Son will contest assembly polls Sonawari on NC ticket: Lone

M.Hussain (RNA Reporter)

Bandipora , Mar 17 (RNA) : National Conference leader and Parliament candidate for North Kashmir Mohammad Akbar Lone has said that his son would be contesting assembly polls from Sonawari consituency in the upcoming assembly polls . According to RNA, adressing an election rally in his home Constituency in Sonawari , Lone said that contesting parliament elections was not his decision instead party decided to field him.

” I swear , I had no knowledge about it. Dr. Farooq sahab proposed my name in the meeting and Omar Sahab promptly responded by saying, my son would be given mandate from Sonawari in assembly elections.” lone told his supporters. He however, added that whether they (NC) do it or not, it would hardly matter for him as he was fighting for party and party workers.

Pertinently Lone has been representing Sonawari assembly segment from a long time now and his segment is being considered one of the strongest and safe seat for National Conference. (RNA)