SRINAGAR, Mar 30: National Conference leader and in-charge Bandipora Constituency Mohammad Abdullah Wani and chief of Awami Insaf Party, Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh (Saloora) joined Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) along with their supporters here today.
According to a PDP spokesman, both Wani and Saloora were welcomed into the party fold by patron Muzaffar Hussain Beigh and president Mehbooba Mufti.
Mehbooba while welcoming Wani and Saloora termed their entry into the PDP as a positive step towards party’s overall growth and execution of its agenda of peace and reconciliation.
Both the new entrants stated that the PDP has become an emblem of peoples’ aspirations in Jammu and Kashmir and that the glint of light shown to the world by party founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in the year 1999 has now become a resplendent torch, showing the aggrieved, unrepresented and distressed masses a way towards permanent prosperity.
Meanwhile, prominent social and political activist from North Kashmir’s Pattan area, Bashrat Hussain also joined PDP in presence of Party president, Mehbooba Mufti at Srinagar today. He was welcomed by the PDP leaders present on the occasion in the party fold.