Anantnag: Ahead of polling for the all-important Anantnag assembly segment by-election, J&K Chief Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti is projected to have a decisive edge over all other contenders.
According to a snap poll conducted by internationally reputed organisation C-Voter, Mehbooba Mufti is all likely to win the elections hands down with a sizable margin. Majority of the people, who participated in the pre-poll survey, opined that the elections are going to be a cake walk for Mufti.
When asked which party asked is likely to win the elections, an overwhelming 71 % respondents said that it is going to be PDP all the way in these elections. While 21% said Congress could win, only 4 respondents said National Conference has chances of winning the elections.
Qualities like Honesty, Will to work for development& taking care of the community came out to be the strong points of Mehbooba Mufti as the favourite for the seat.
53% respondents termed Mufti as the most honest candidate while 58% said that he is the best choice for development. 52% respondents termed her the best choice for community care. On these parameters, around 26% respondents opined in favour of Congress candidate while National Conference candidate lagged behind at an average 8%. (KNS)