People have been suffering in Kashmir due to Congress, says Usman Majid after resignation



People waiting in a queue at a polling station in Kangan area of Central Kashmir in 2019. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar : The former Bandipora legislator Usman Majid on Sunday resigned from the Congress party, saying that the formal resignation letter to the party will be sent by tomorrow.

Usman is one among the nearly two dozen leaders who have joined hands to structure a new political podium in Jammu and Kashmir, which would likely be formed in the first week of March. Majid announced his resignation during the convention today at Bandipora.

Majid said that he will send a resignation letter to the party tomorrow, saying that this party is behind the sufferings of Kashmir people. “It’s because of this party that people have been suffering here from last seven decades, ” he added.

Majid had hinted parting ways with the Congress earlier this month when he removed the party identity from his official twitter handle—(KNO)

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