The presidential candidate of the opposition, Yashwant Sinha is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir on 9 July to garner support for his candidature, sources said on Wednesday.
Unnamed sources told a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that Sinha is likely to meet leaders of different political parties including National Conference to seek support for his candidature. They said that Sinha is likely to visit J-K on 9 July.
In the electoral college comprising of elected MPs and MLAs, only five MPs- three National Conference MPs and two from BJP- from J-K- are eligible to cast their votes.
It may be noted that the total vote value of NC MPs is 2100. (KNO)