JK News Today

Jammu, February 16:

Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and party’s former general secretary Mansoor Hussain Sohrawardhy on Tuesday announced his formal resignation from PDP’s basic membership, citing “strong political and personal reasons.

Mansoor who won the 2008 state assembly elections from Shangus constituency was one of the trusted lieutenants of the PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Party president Mehbooba Mufti.

He had also served as political adviser to Nehbooba when she became Chief Minister in April 2016.

Known for his political acumen and astuteness, Mansoor had a meteoric rise within the party circles within a short period, making him one of its most veteran voices.
Mansoor announced his resignation in a letter to Mehbooba , stating that it had been a great learning experience for him and that he will remain forever indebted for her support and guidance.

“However, at this stage of life due to strong political and personal reasons I am unable to continue my association with the Party. Please accept my resignation from the basic membership of the party,” reads the resignation letter.

“It is a very painful moment for me to say goodbye to the party.”
But then I am sure that the experiences gained here will forever stay with me .”