Dy Mayor survives no confidence motion

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation Parvaiz Qadri survived  no confidence motion moved against him as the house was adjourned due to lack of quorum.
Two councilors Nasir Ahmad Naikoo and Danish Bhat, both from Zadibal area, had moved the No-Confidence motion against Parvaiz Qadri, who is also holding the chair of acting Mayor, since Junaid Matto, the former Mayor was ousted through a similar move.
The voting on the No-Confidence motion was be held today but due to lack of quorum it was not held.
There were only 40 Corporators present in the house, which was 13 short of required figure of 53, needed to hold procedings of the house.
Sheikh Imran was absent from the house and extended support to Parvez Qadri. Out of 40 Corporators, 17 from Congress and 23 others (PC, Ind, NC rebel etc) were present on the occasion.
Commissioner SMC adjourned the house due to lack of quorum.
The former Mayor Junaid Mattoo who was said to be behind the move was present in the house.