Will uphold interests of people at all costs in every forum: Farooq
GK File photo of Dr Farooq Abdullah

Will uphold interests of people at all costs in every forum: Farooq

Jammu, June 8: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday presided over a virtual meeting of the party’s provincial Committee members, Jammu.

“We will uphold the interests of the people at all costs in every forum”, Farooq said while addressing the National Conference functionaries of the Jammu Province through virtual mode, adding that the political issues post August 5, 2019 have been challenged by the party in the apex court of the country, the Party said in a press statement.

“He exhorted the cadre to further strengthen its rank and file to meet the challenges faced to Jammu and Kashmir unitedly and by upholding the cherished philosophy of communal and regional amity. Asserting that the National Conference is not against the delimitation process in Jammu and Kashmir, the party President said the method adopted, however, is not in tandem with the procedure,” the statement reads.

The NC President dwelt upon various issues flagged by the party functionaries in detail and shared the concerns over road connectivity especially the smooth functioning of the Mughal Road.

Addressing the day-long virtual meet, Omar Abdullah asked party functionaries to review the party’s membership distribution process in Jammu Province.

While expressing concern over the uncertainty looming large in J&K, he urged the cadre to remain steadfast in their resolve to fight for the right cause. This has been proud legacy of the National Conference, he added.

Provincial President Devender Singh Rana, who conducted the proceedings of the virtual day-long conference, read out the obituaries of Thakur Rachpal Singh, Th Kashmira Singh, Abdul Wahid Shan, Gurdeep Singh Sasan, Rohit Kerni and Mohammed Alam, saying they had contributed immensely in strengthening the party and serving the people in different capacities.

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