DAP gaining strength: Azad

Excelsior Correspondent

BATOTE, Nov 28: Former J&K Chief Minister and chairman of Democratic Azad Party (DAP), Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that his party was gaining strength day by day as many political activists were joining DAP after leaving other politics parties.
Interacting with various delegations from Ramban, Sangaldan, Gool, Gandhri and Neel area of district Ramban at Batote this afternoon, Azad said that DAP was gaining strength with the joining of more and more people from other parties. He said even today more than three hundred people joined DAP.
Azad said he visited many remote and rural areas and found that people are badly suffering, Many roads are in bad shape. There are no doctors in hospitals, massive shortage of staff in schools and moreover, workers have not been paid for months together. He came back to his people to serve them in better way, he added.
The DAP leader said the number of voters has increased in lakhs because they were not inducted during last five years. Many youth attained the age of 18 and they have been inducted as new voters. This way their number has been turned into lakhs which is good indication.
Meanwhile, various delegations from district Ramban met Azad at Batote and projected their issues. Azad assured them to take up their issues with the concerned authorities. Azad would address three public rallies during his three-day visit to Kishtwar and Doda districts. After meeting delegations at Batote, he left for Doda.