SRINAGAR, Nov 25: Ex-minister and senior Congress leader, Ghulam Hassan Khan along with his associates besides scores of prominent political activists from different parts of Kashmir joined Apni Party at its office, here today.
The new entrants include Ghulam Hassan Khan and his associates like Taahir Ahmad Mir, Imityaz Ahmad Bhat, Peerzada Umar Iqbal, Ghulam Hassan Mir and Saleem Hassan Sheikh besides former youth district president Peoples Conference Syed Tabish Bukhari, Farooq Ahmad Dar PDP leader from district Srinagar and his associates Mukhtar Ahmad, Shahzad Ahmad, Abdul Hamid, Mehraj Ahmad Wani, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Nazir Ahmad Wani, Mushtaq Ahmad Waza, Fayaz Ahmad Dar and Mohammad Yousuf were welcomed by Apni Party president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari into party fold.
Speaking on the occasion, Ghulam Hassan Khan said that he was delighted to join the Apni Party as according to him this was the only political platform available to the people of Jammu and Kashmir that believes in truthful politics.
He hoped that the Apni Party under the leadership of its president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari will try its best to address the sufferings of people. “I am confident that under the visionary leadership of Altaf Bukhari, Apni Party will be able to take the people of J&K out of socio-economic quagmire,” he said.
While welcoming Khan and other prominent political activists into the party fold, Apni Party president said that the genesis of his party revolves round the public service. “I am confident that with the joining of Ghulam Hassan Khan, Apni Party cadres will get a boost in South Kashmir particularly in Shopian district,” he added.
Senior Apni Party leaders including Mohammad Dilawar Mir, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, Muntazir Mohi-u-Din and Nazir Ahmad Wani (Dailgami) and Abdul Rashid Haroon were also present during the function.