Srinagar: Democratic Progressive Azad Party on Tuesday announced the candidacy of party supremo Ghulam Nabi Azad for the Anantnag-Rajouri Parliamentary segment.

The announcement was made by the party’s Treasurer Taj Mohiuddin during a presser.

The announcement was met with a loud applause by the party leaders present on the occasion.

Notably, with the announcement Azad comes in direct contest with JKNC candidate Mian Altaf for the coveted seat.