Srinagar, Dec 31: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference today said the women’s political participation besides being a human right, is also a key to thriving democracy and the Party has traditionally and frontally worked to end gender bias.
Party’s State women’s wing President Shameema Firdous said this here at Party HeadQuarters Nawa e-Subha, Srinagar while welcoming scores of highly qualified women into the party fold. Party’s Provincial President Women’s Wing Er. Sabiya Qadri was also present.
On the occasion, Rubiya Yousuf, Ishrat Mushtaq, Bisma Hayat, Shaheen, Ramsa, Fabeeha Tamana, Nasreena Sabreena, Irfana, and Shareefa Sheera joined the party’s women’s wing. The new entrants come from different walks of life and education backgrounds.
Speaking on the occasion Shameema Firdous said that she was hopeful that the Party will benefit from the wide experience and academic qualifications of the new entrants. She hoped the new entrants will work to strengthen the party at grassroots.
She extolled the significant role played by the party’s women’s wing functionaries, delegates, and workers for upholding and rallying around the party flag during the most trying times. She asserted the cornerstone of the development programme of the party is to empower the youth of the state saying that once in power the party has always prioritized implementing gender neutral, youth focused policies and programs whenever in power.