Srinagar, Mar 27: Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Javaid Mustafa Mir, today joined Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a political party recently launched by Shah Faesal.
Javaid Mir along with dozens of his workers joined JKPM at its head office in Rajbagh Srinagar during which the party president Shah Faesal and Mir addressed the media. Mir had resigned from the PDP on January 6 this year.
Mir joined JKPM in presence of Shah Faesal whom he called his younger brother and said he will try to do something new for the people beyond the routine politics.
Mir said that he has taken several initiatives in the past for the welfare of the people of his constituency and will continue to work for the people.
Shah Faesal welcomed the Javaid Mir as entrant to his newly launched party and said that the party with Mir’s joining will get further strengthened on the grass roots level.
He said that they didn’t contest the parliamentary elections as the party was launched recently. However, he said that they are ready to contest Assembly polls even if it will be announced tomorrow.
Shah and Mir were accompanied by many of JKPM leaders including student leader-turned-politician Shaila Rasheed, Chasfeeda Shah and others.