Poll-counting: NC wins Baramulla constituency
Srinagar: National Conference’s candidate for Baramulla parliamentary constituency, Akbar Lone won Baramulla constituency.
Lone attained 1,24,452 votes and is leading by 25 thousand votes, followed by Raja Aijaz Ali of PC.
Known for his motormouth nature, Akbar Lone on March 23 had raised pro-Pakistan slogans at a rally in Kupwara district, and called Pakistan “his Muslim nation on the other side.”
Akbar Lone on March 23 had said that when a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader shouted “Pakistan Murdabad” he responded with “Pakistan Zindabad”.
“Mera paar wala wo musalmaan mulk hai, wo abaad rahay, vo kamyaab rahe [May my Muslim nation on the other side prosper and be successful],” Akbar Lone had said.
“Agar unko koi aik gali dega mai unko yahan se dass galiyan de dunga [If anyone abuses them once, I will abuse them ten times],” he had said on March 23.