Srinagar: Senior Congress leader and former MLA Abdul Gani Naseem of Khansahib (Budgam) joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday.
Welcoming Naseem into the party, the party spokesman said that his entry is a positive step for the party and will strengthen the PDP further.
He further said in a statement that Naseem formally joined the PDP at party head office Srinagar where party General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, MLC and Srinagar district President Mohammad Khurshid Alam, senior PDP leader and former Minister Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Provincial President Youth Nazir Ahmad Yatoo and many others were present.
MLA Charar-i-Sharief Gh. Nabi Hanjura said that Naseem’s entry into the party will strengthen the party and expressed hope that the veteran politician will continue to work for the problems faced by downtrodden sections of the society as he is doing in the past.
“The party president Mehbooba Mufti has been on every podium and on every pedestal demanding resolution of Kashmir issue, an end to bloodshed and mayhem and according to a peaceful and dignified life to the strife-torn masses of the state. Her courage, will and determination act as an inspiration for the party to continue its struggle for state’s permanent prosperity,” Hanjura said.
Adding that the party is making good coordination between the functionaries and workers. He added that PDP will show his outstanding victory in upcoming polls and the party will play a significant role for the betterment of people of the state.