Zaffar Iqbal Manhas welcomes the new entrant
JK News Today
Srinagar, March 15:
Sarpanch Wathoo-Shopian Abdul Ahad Lone along with various prominent political activists on Monday joined Apni Party at its office in Lal Chowk, Srinagar.
The new entrants who joined Apni party included: Khurshid Ahmad Dar (ex-PDP Halqa President Wathoo), Mohammad Iqbal (ex-block PDP Block President-Wathoo), Mohammad Jabbar Bhat, Zahid Ahmad Lone, Showkat Ahmad Wani, Aamir Yusuf, Adil Ahmad, Umer Nazir, Faisal Maqbool, Shabnam Ahmad along with dozen other political activists from Dairoo, Keegam, Ganapoora and Daramdoor Shopian.
Addressing the gathering at the party’s office, Vice President Zaffar Iqbal Manhas welcomed the new entrants while saying that Apni Party is committed to work for an equitable development of Jammu and Kashmir.
“Apni Party is determined to solve the problems faced by the people at large. They have been conned for so many years by various political parties, however, Apni Party does not believe in emotive sloganeering; instead we focus on realistic issues that affect the routine lives of our people,” Manhas said.
He further said that Apni Party adheres to the principle of ‘politics of truth’ which demands sincerity and efforts at grass root levels. The new entrants from Shopian thanked the Party leadership for providing them with such a platform and avowed to strengthen the party at grass root level.
The joining ceremony took place in presence of Party’s Vice President Zaffar Iqbal Manhas, State Secretary and District President Budgam Muntazir Mohi-ud-din, General Secretary Apni Party Youth Wing Muzaffar Reshi, District Secretary Shopian Advocate Mohammad Tanveer Tak and District Secretary Srinagar Jeelani Kumar.