Jammu, Nov 8: The District Congress Committee Kathua has extended support to Rajinder Singh(Babbi) for upcoming elections for President, Municipal Council Kathua.
According to the whip issued by President of DDC Kathua, Manohar Lal Sharma, to two party councillors to extend support to Rajinder Singh Babbi, brother of BJP MLA Choudhary Lal Singh.
According to the whip, "In terms of Section 18-A, of Municipal Act 2000, you are hereby directed, very clear and categoric, to remain present and vote for Rajinder Singh, son of Saran Singh, elected councillor of Municipal Council Kathua, in the schedule meeting of MC Kathua for the election of President/Vice President on 10/11/2018 at 12:30 PM, who has been set up as candidate for the post of President/Vice president supported by INC. A whip to this effect is issued, as such for mandatory compliance."
Moreover, Naresh Sharma of Congress along with some other party councillors had joined BJP and is in the race for the post of President, Kathua MC.
DCC President Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma has also sought explanation from Naresh Sharma as well as to other members as per the notices issued on 26/10/2018, according to which Naresh Sharma and another Congress councillor has been asked to submit written explanation within five days.