Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said his party's coalition with the National Conference (NC) was a bad experience while lauding his party for giving powers to panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir.He attacked the coalition government in the state for being a bad experience for his party during the past six years.Addressing media here Wednesday, Azad said, "The Congress gave powers to panchayati raj in the state."We worked hard to formulate a policy for migrants in Jammu".
Azad alleged that the BJP was doing religion-based politics in the state. He expressed hope the Congress party would get more seats in the state assembly elections being held November-December than it has at present in the 87-member house.The Congress has 17 MLAs in the present state assembly. The party has been in power in the state in alliance with the NC during the past six years.