In a huge setback, Jammu & Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference has lost to People's Democratic party candidate Mohammad Ashraf Mir from Sonwar constituency. But Omar managed to win from another constituency Beerwah.
After losing the battle from Sonwar, Omar congratulated the winner. “Congratulations to Ashraf Mir for his victory in Sonwar. I wish him & the people all good luck for the next 6 years. He's now my local MLA,” wrote Omar in his micro blogging account.
Close contest is going on between BJP and PDP, a hung assembly looks inevitable. In post polls tie-up, Congress is looking to support PDP in government formation. The independent and other party candidates are going to be crucial in government formation in Jammu & Kashmir.