SRINAGAR: Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday said that people expect an early restoration of Statehood ahead of assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
Bukhari was addressing a function at Party office in Lal Chowk wherein scores of prominent political workers including former State Secretary JKPCC and various Panchayat representatives from Handwara-Kupwara joined Apni Party.
According to a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the joining ceremony took place in presence of Party leaders including Provincial President Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Mir, State Secretary Muntazir Mohi-ud-din, Media Advisor Farooq Andrabi, District President Kupwara Raja Manzoor, District President Pulwama Ghulam Mohammad Mir and District President Ganderbal Javid Mir and Abdul Rashid Bhat, District Vice President Kupwara.
Bukhari said that the Party leadership played a pivotal role in breaking the political logjam relenting efforts with regard to safeguarding the rights and interests of the people of J&K.
He said that Apni Party believes in the service of people and have from day one pursued the issues that matter the most for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We have never indulged in deceitful politics. What we said on day one, we have maintained that stand and have never compromised or shied away from voicing the concerns of people in and outside J&K,” he added.
Bukhari said that Apni Party believes in the significance of a political worker who kept the democratic process alive despite the turbulence in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that Apni Party will never compromise on its socio-economic and political agenda and will ensure that whatever has been promised is delivered on the ground—(KNO)