Srinagar: Suhail Bukhari, a journalist by profession and a former media consultant of the Jammu and Kashmir Government, on Tuesday formally joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Bukhari belongs to Kreeri Village of Sangrama constituency represented twice as PDP MLA by Syed Basharat Bukhari who recently resigned from PDP and joined National Conference.
Confirming the joining of Suhail Bukhari, the PDP on its twitter handle wrote, “Party welcomes @Suhail_Bukhari , senior journalist and former Media Advisor to J&K Government who today formally joined our ranks. Youngsters like him will strengthen the mission of peace
Suhail was appointed as Media Consultant by the Government in 2016 and his appointment was co-terminus with the tenure of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Before being appointed as Media Consultant, Suhail worked as J&K Bureau Chief for English News Channel NewsX. (inputs from KNS)