Voters scared, disillusioned by zero ground terror as Pulwama resonates across the country

PULWAMA: Even When BJP Attacked CRPF Jawans In Pulwama And Retributions Of IAF Air Strikes At Jaish-e-Muhammed's Hub In Balakot In Pakistan A Central Theme Of Its Cross-country Poll Campaign, Ground Zero Voted February 14 Terror Attacks Are Indifferent To The Elections Held Here On Monday.

Mass Terrorists' Terrorism And Disillusion With New Delhi Is A Common Element Of Voters In Pulwama And Shopian Districts While Trying To Have A Conversation With The. Both Pulwama And Shopian Districts Are Part Of The, Where The Third And Final Phase Of The Polling Will Be Held On Monday. It Is Because Of This Fear Of Terrorists That Election Tasks In These Areas Were Virtually Non-existent. In Addition To Terrorists, Separatist Groups Have Also Requested A Poll Boycott.

A Shopkeeper In The City Told TOI In A Whisper That Commander Riyaz Naikoo Threatened To Cut His Throat And Throw Acid On Faces If Someone Voted In Pulwama. Be Identified And Targeted By Terrorists," He Added.

During The Campaign, PDP And Congress Meetings Were Nowhere To Be Seen. The National Conference (NC) Flags-red And White Team-flickered, But That Also Just In The Rooms Of The Party Office.

Many Voters With Whom TOI Spoke, Said They" Had No More Faith In The System" . A 21-year-old Literate Shopper In Pulwama Said:" All Politicians Lie And Take Us On A Journey. There Is No Point In Voting."

NC Vice President Omar Abdullah Blame The PDP-BJP Coalition Government For The Disposal Of Kashmiri Voters." Compare The 2014 Elections With The 2019 Elections Has This Fallen To 5% In Some Places? They've Destroyed Kashmir In The Last Five Years," Omar Said As He Spoke To Party Officials In The NC Office.

He Added That NC PDP Had Warned Not To" Cooperate With Jan Sanghis, But They Went Ahead Because Of The Power And Ruined Kashmir."

Referring To The PDP Election Symbol, He Said:" The Pen And Inkpot People Have Already Fled The Field And Accepted The Defeat."