‘Party united like never before to face all ordeals, rededicate itself to its core agenda’
Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday termed the ongoing political situation precarious in Jammu and Kashmir, stating that there is a dire need that the party rededicates itself to the agenda of peace & development through dialogue & reconciliation as envisioned by its founder Mufti Mohd Syeed.
According to the party spokesman, a high level meeting of the PDP leaders took place at Jammu’s party headquarter in which former legislators, senior leaders and supporters participated. The meeting, as per the spokesman, asserted that PDP’s agenda is the only viable roadmap to get Jammu and Kashmir out of political uncertainty.
“Whether it was the government lead by Mufti sahib in 2002 or the subsequent times, PDP lead the way towards a peaceful and prosperous J&K. Getting New Delhi and Islamabad to engage, initiating dialogue , giving incentives of the improving security situation to common people & ushering in a new era of development in the state have been the hall mark of PDP, observed the meeting.
It also underlined how Mufti Mohd Sayeed reined in even the staunchest opponents of state’s special status & initiated dialogue and reconciliation with an impeccable will and courage for the greater common good.
The leaders expressed serious concern over the prolonged detention of the PDP President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, terming the incarceration of the leadership worrying and detrimental for the democracy to survive.
The meeting endorsed and appreciated the role of Party leadership in forging unity across political spectrum on the issue of common concern and stated that the party will not shy away to take any further initiatives in the direction of protecting the institutions of democracy.
The leaders expressed full confidence in the leadership of PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, stating in unison that the party is intact, united and firm in its resolve to get Jammu and Kashmir out of the mire of political uncertainty under the command of Mehbooba Mufti.
The speakers opined that the Peoples Democratic Party will have a more responsible and crucial role in the present political situation in Jammu and Kashmir and it was mandatory that the party cadre and leadership shall stay united under one platform. “The leadership and agenda of the party is undisputed and shall remain firm”, the meeting resolved adding, “Those who are deviating from the core agenda are not the one who represent either the PDP or people in general”.
The PDP leaders who took part in the meeting are Abdul Hamid Choudhary, Former MLC Surinder Choudhary, Murtaza Khan, Ex MLC, MR Qureshi, Former MLC, Ved Mahajan, former MLC, Firdous Tak, former MLC, former MLC Mastar Tasaduq Hussain, Dhaman Bhasin, R. K Bali, Ch Hussain Ali Wafa, Th Falail Singh, Satpal Charak, SS Sarangal, Narinder Singh Raina, Sunil Bhat, Varinder Singh Sonu, Parvesh Bali, Rajinder Manhas,, Rajinder Singh, Sunil Sharma, Sukhvinder Singh, Daljeet Singh, Vimal Sharma, Hafiz Wani, Mohd Shafi and several others.