New Delhi: Two-time Congress MP from Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, Madan Lal Sharma on Wednesday passed away at the age of 68. Sharma represented the Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha constituency twice in Parliament’s Lok Sabha. Also Read - 'Can't Even Kiss My Wife', Says Farooq Abdullah, Laments The Pandemic

He also contested the 2014 Lok Sabha Election on Congress ticket but lost to BJP candidate Jugal Kishore Sharma. Also Read - BRO Constructs 110-feet Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh on Jammu-Srinagar Highway in Record Time

Sharma is survived by his wife, son and two daughters. Also Read - Dal Lake Freezes, Srinagar Records Coldest Night in 30 Years, Administration Deploys SDRF Teams

Earlier on Tuesday, the recently-formed People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) swept its maiden District Development Council (DDC) elections, the first after the division of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Gupkar alliance won 110 seats, while the BJP emerged as the single largest party by getting 74 seats after securing the largest vote share