In a major boost to Peoples Conference in Srinagar, more than 100 prominent NC & PDP workers from Sonwar joined Peoples Conference (PC) in presence of party chairman Sajad Gani Lone here on Sunday, a PC spokesman said in a statement.
While welcoming the new entrants Sajad Lone said that PC is emerging as a strong and valiant pro-Kashmir and pro-people political alternative to the traditional family parties asserting there is widespread realization that PC is the only party which can mitigate the problems of people and take the state on a path towards prosperity. “The people of Srinagar have been pushed against the wall and are facing a reign of economic persecution. The governance deficit in the previous regimes is responsible for economic dissatisfaction and political alienation in Kashmir. There are growing rumblings of discontent with the two parties. Now people of the state are yearning for change, they want an alternative to NC & PDP to take the state towards peace and prosperity”, he added. Those who joined the party include NC vice-block president Basharat Nazir Bhat, PDP youth leader Umar Mushtaq Mir, halqa president PDP Shalimar Gazanfer Husain, NC halqa president Balham Yaqoob Abbas, PDP’s Muhammad Sarwar among others.