NC discusses strategy for Panchayat, LS by-elections

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Feb 25: National Conference reviewed party affairs  and discussed strategy for the forthcoming Panchayat and Lok Sabha by-elections in the State.
In a high level meetings of its senior functionaries, legislators and office bearers for the Central, South and North Zones here today the party leaders  discussed the strategies for the party’s programs in the coming months and the elections.
The meetings were presided over by NC general secretary  Ali Mohammad Sagar along with Provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, South Zone president Sakina Ittoo, North Zone chief Mohd Akbar Lone and Central Zone head,  Ali Mohd Dar.
The party legislators and functionaries were asked to initiate mass outreach programs in their respective areas and continue to highlight public grievances and issues. NC general secretary  asked the party legislators and leaders to ensure that Party was accessible to the common man in every nook and corner of the State and said it was the party’s foremost priority to stand for the aspirations and interests of the people.
“National Conference is a political movement based on the tenets of selfless service, courage and honesty. Our towering leader, Sheikh Mohd Abdullah has struggled and sacrificed more than anyone can ever imagine with a goal of protecting the interests of the people. It is this legacy that we should strive to nurture and emulate. We have never based our politics on the self-seeking goal of our own political empowerment but have always and will continue to struggle for the empowerment of our people”, Sagar said.
NC Provincial chief Wani said that National Conference had played the role of a constructive opposition with utmost responsibility and will continue to be a votary of peace, empowerment and prosperity in the State. “This is a crucial time for the State and our party is the only political force that can safeguard the State’s interests and provide an alternative vision to help the State come out of the present morass and hopelessness that we are witnessing”, the NC leader said.
Several party legislators and former ministers also spoke during the meetings and discussed various issues of high significance.