National conference spokesperson Junaid Mattu on Tuesday announced his resignation from om the National Conference following a “disagreement” with the party’s decision to boycott the upcoming polls.
“Based on my humble disagreement with the party’s decision to boycott the upcoming ULB and Panchayat Polls, I have just sent my resignation from the party to the JKNC General Secretary,” Matoo wrote on his Twitter handle.
“I strongly believe that leaving our grassroots democratic institutions open to misrepresentation would inflict serious harm on the State and also wreak havoc with our social fabric and cultural legacy,” he wrote.
Mattoo also said that he would be announcing his candidature tomorrow,“I will announce my candidature for the ULB elections from Srinagar tomorrow in sha Allah and I remain committed to serving my people and helping the city I grew up in meet the challenges it’s faced with. I won’t be addressing the media or taking any questions today,” he tweeted