Srinagar: Former MLC and BJP’s Kashmir stronghold Sofi Yousuf today filed his nomination for Anantnag parliamentary seat before returning officer Anantnag who happens to be DC Anantnag Khalid Jahangir.
Sofi Yousuf the most senior leader of BJP in Kashmir is going to contest the parliament elections on Anantnag parliamentary seat. Sofi is facing some famous and influencial leaders including EX CM of J&K Mehbooba Mufti , Justice Ata Hasnain, and a new political face Dr Ridwana Shabnam who is an independent candidate.
Sofi Yousuf has contested assembly elections on BJP ticket in 2014 on Srigufwara assembly seat of south kashmir’s Anantnag district but had to face defeat from his opponent Altaf Kaloo of National Conference.
After the PDP BJP alliance BJP Party nominated Sofi as MLC and he remaimed the same till the anouncement of parliament elections.
Today after filling the nomination papers as BJP’s parliamentary candidate Sofi while talking to press said that i have always worked for the welfare of kashmiri people as MLC. Now i request people provide me the bigger flatform to serve people better.