Omar Abdullah

NC fighting elections against might of centre; have defeated BJP, its cronies in 2019: Omar

Srinagar, Mar 20: National Conference (NC) President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday presided over a meeting of the Provincial Committee, Kashmir Province at the party headquarters Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar.

As per a statement issued, the meeting was marked by threadbare discussion on challenges faced by the party and the forthcoming parliamentary elections. The members also gave a detailed appraisal of the underway political activities in their respective constituencies. Among other issues, the members also raised various other issues related to the election process.

Vice President Omar Abdullah, Party General secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Addl General Secretary Sheikh Mustafa Kamal, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Chief Spokesperson Tanvir Sadiq, Senior leaders Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan, Abdul Rahim Rather, Mubarak Gul, Sharief Ud din Shariq, Aga Syed Mehmood, Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi, Political Advisor to President Mushtaq Guroo, Political Advisor to VP Mudassar Shahmiri, Zone Presidents, Incharge Constituencies, District Presidents, YNC, Provincial, Media wing, Women’s wing and District functionaries were also present on the occasion.

In his address Omar Abdullah said that the party will be fighting the parliamentary elections against the might of centre. “But this is not the first time we will be fighting BJP and its machinery. We fought the 2019 parliamentary elections against BJP and won from all the three constituencies of Kashmir province. God willing we are on track to get the same results this time around as well,” he said.

He reiterated that the party has and will always work towards protecting and cherishing the political legacy of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah. “Being the owners of that illuminating legacy, our party functionaries, workers and grass root level cadre has a greater responsibility in shouldering the worries of people and airing their issues at appropriate forums,” he said

He further added that the forthcoming parliamentary elections is primarily about sending a message to the center that what was done on 05 Aug 2019 is unacceptable to us.

He asked party functionaries to accelerate their outreach programmes and ensure the situation on ground gets propagated at appropriate forums.(KNO)