Counting for Srinagar by-election begins

Counting of votes for Srinagar by-election began on Saturday. Reportedly, counting of votes began simultaneously in Jammu, Udhampur and New Delhi where Kashmiri migrants had voted. There are a total of nine candidates in the fray with the main being former chief minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Nazir Ahmad Khan.