Mehbooba chairs party’s central Kashmir meet, discusses defence of 35-A
Srinagar : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday held a detailed meeting with her party cadres and discussed the party’s forthcoming strategy to defend the Article 35-A and safeguarding the state’s unique position.
PDP chief spokesman Rafi Ahmad Mir said in a statement that the former chief minister held the meeting with party leaders, activists and legislators of central Kashmir and deliberated in detail over the present political scenario and reviewed the measures being taken to strengthen the party at the grass-roots.
“The meeting held detailed discussions over the party’s strategy to defend the Article 35-A and safeguarding of state’s unique position,” Mir said.
Mir said Mehbooba chaired an important meet of party’s central Kashmir team at her official residence here in which besides the legislators and other party functionaries of district Srinagar, Ganderbal and Budgam, party’s vice president Abdul Rahman Veeri and general secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura also participated.
The spokesperson said the participants also hailed the persistent efforts of the PDP President for making defence of 35-A at the supreme court her prime concern and sending the team of legal experts including Muzaffar Hussain Baig to defend the case at the country’s top court.
According to the spokesman, the meeting also deliberated in detail the present political scenario of the state and measures needed to strengthen the party at the grass-roots.