People Democratic Party (PDP) office bearers Saturday held a meeting at the office head quarters chaired by senior party leader and general secretary Mohammad Sartaj Madni. Party Coordinators & District President from valley participated. Youth President Waheed ur Rehman also participated and expressed confidence that youth is attracted by the PDP and is providing adequate strength to the party.Party general secretary Nizamudin Bhat in his inaugural address through light on party functioning and objectives set by the party president Mehbooba Mufti. He said that PDP has been a movement with an explicit ideology and the party will tirelessly work to have that those ideas implemented which have been set by the visionary leadership of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and which alone can sustain the reputation of PDP as a viable and effective political platform in J&K state.
Mohammad Sartaj Madni in his maiden meeting took stock of party affairs and the political situation obtaining here. The district presidents who include two MP’s, two MLC’s and MLA besides some senior leaders gave necessary inputs on functioning of the party and unanimously hailed the new party setup that has come up after fresh restructuring by the party president and consequent upon which Madni himself has been appointed as party General Secretary besides Nizamudin Bhat and Mehboob Iqbal.The party office bearers were told to complete membership drive at the earliest and reach out to masses through registered card holders in tune with the people friendly tradition of the party. It was also decided that any decisions taken by the government in respect of development, peace and political resolution of issues should be endorsed and supported by the basic cadre through possible awareness.The meeting also decided to make the party as well as the government accountable to dispassionate public judgement and ensure that fairness becomes a visible trait of both PDP as well as the PDP led government.
The meeting took satisfaction in the fact that the government headed by Mehbooba Mufti at the outset has made an effective beginning being seen as a good omen for the state by masses in general. The leaders also appreciated the government for its bold decisions about ration, women development. The recent reshuffle in the administration also is seen as an evidence of transparency respect for merit and performance.The functionaries said that PDP is ready for bye –elections as an when a decision to this effect is taken by the Election Commission and dismissed a position propaganda as complacent rhetoric. Those who attended the meeting include Rafi Ahmad Mir, Spokesperson ; Chief Coordinators Mufti Sajjad Hussain & Raja Aijaz Ali Khan, District Presidents, Mohammad Khurshid Alam MLC, Nazir Ahmad Laway MP, Fayaz Ahmad Mir MP, Adv Mohammad Yousuf MLA, Yasir Reshi MLC, Bashir Ahmad Mir, Adv Ab Gani Dar, Adv Javaid Ahmad and Ab Hameed Kosheen. (KNS)