A rousing welcome was accorded to 20 corporators of Srinagar Municipal Corporation who announced their formal entry into the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday, a PDP spokesman said.
Welcoming them into the party fold PDP vice-president Abdul Rahman Veeri termed the entry of the corporators a positive step towards strengthening of the party at the grass roots.
Veeri urged upon the new entrants to work tirelessly for the downtrodden and represent the unrepresented with earnest efforts and impeccable will.
Srinagar district president of the PDP Muhammad KhurshidAlam on the occasion stated that with the joining of these corporators, PDP is heading towards emerging as a single largest party in the Municipal Corporation of Srinagar. Alam said the new entrants mustprioritise addressing peoples woes and making themselves available for masses in times of need.