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Farooq Abdullah continues to be party president: NC

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (NC) Friday said that Farooq Abdullah continues to remain party president and has not stepped down from the post.

Earlier, reports have been doing rounds that Dr Farooq Abdullah has resigned from the post of president citing several reasons including health issues as one.

NC Chief Spokesperson, Tanvir Sadiq also cleared the air and said that Dr Farooq continues to be the party president.

Issuing a statement, National Conference said, “Dr Farooq Abdullah Sahib has informed his colleagues of his decision to step down as president of JKNC. In spite of the best efforts of senior colleagues in the party, Dr Sahib was adamant that he wouldn’t review his decision. In light of this sudden announcement which has caught everyone by surprise the party General Secretary, as per the party constitution, has been tasked with conducting the election for the party president which will be completed on 5th Dec. Until that time Dr Sahib continues as President of the party.


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