BJP has won 32 seats followed by Independents with 28 seats. J&K NationalConference has bagged 32 seats, Peoples Democratic Party 17, Congress 11, J&K Apni Party 7. CPI(M) has won 5 seats while J&K Peoples Conference 3 seats and JKPM 2. J&K Panthers party won one seat.

Tarun Chugh said the way people were participating in the voting and the way celebrations were taking place overwhelmingly underlined the victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making J&K free from the terror of militants and encouraging people to exercise their franchise.

Mufti was released on October 14 after being in detention from August 5 last year following the abrogation of the special status of the erstwhile state.

Speaking to mediapersons here, IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said, "Our Army jawans were on routine duty when three terrorists started shooting at them. Two jawans were critically injured."

Similar searches were conducted on Wednesday at 10 locations in Srinagar and Bandipora and in one location in Bengaluru. 

As per the Army, Bhat had been cornered in a joint operation and further "as per protocol the Indian Army made efforts to convince the Bhat to surrender.

Army officials said that 2-3 terrorists were detected trying to transport some items in a tube tied to a rope from the far bank of the river.

The two jawans, along with three others, had been injured as terrorists opened fire upon a road opening party (ROP) of the battalion at Pampore bypass, Srinagar earlier today.

"My letter to the J-K administration. I will be vacating my government accommodation in Srinagar before the end of October. The point to note is that contrary to stories planted in the media last year I received no notice to vacate and have chosen to do so of my own accord," Omar said in his tweet.

The Governor instructed the officers for speeding up development works taken up under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) and other schemes, it said.