Divided we stand.

INDIA breaks down in the Valley; united in Jammu, split in KASHMIR

INDIA bloc allies PDP and NC set to go head to head on three Valley seats

Prashun Bhaumik | New Delhi | 08 April, 2024 | 11:30 PM

Jammu and Kashmir is perhaps the best example of the contradictions that plague the opposition Indian National Developmental Alliance (INDIA), which has come together to stop the BJP-led NDA from winning a rare third term when the voting for the Lok Sabha elections begin on April 19. Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (PDP) naming of three candidates for the Valley has not just sealed the fate of the INDIA bloc in Kashmir but has once again shone the spotlight on the competing interests of the constituents. While the Indian National Developmental Alliance (INDIA) has collapsed in Kashmir, in the Jammu region, it remains intact.