Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad — lengthy upset with the social gathering — has resigned from a key social gathering publish in Jammu and Kashmir, signalling a revolt inside. Made the chairman of the social gathering’s marketing campaign committee, he stepped down from the publish shortly after his appointment. He has additionally resigned from the social gathering’s Jammu and Kashmir political affairs committee.
Sources indicated that Mr Azad noticed the appointment as a demotion as he’s already a member of the social gathering’s all-India political affairs committee. A veteran chief, he’s additionally a former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state, served as an union minister and held many necessary social gathering posts.He was additionally one of many group of 23 leaders who wrote an explosive letter to social gathering chief Sonia Gandhi two years in the past, in search of organisational adjustments
The resignation of Mr Azad got here shortly after his shut aide, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, was dropped from the publish of the chief of the social gathering’s Jammu and Kashmir unit. Mr Mir had stepped down final month.
The social gathering had effected an intensive organisational shake-up within the Union Territory and appointed Vikar Rasool Wani instead of Mr Mir.
Sonia Gandhi had additionally shaped the marketing campaign committee, political affairs committee, coordination committee, manifesto committee, publicity and publication committee, disciplinary committee and Pradesh election committee with rapid impact, reported information company Press Belief of India.
The meeting elections in Jammu and Kashmir might be held after the finalisation of electoral rolls and completion of the delimitation train. There may be, nevertheless, concern that the polls can’t be held this 12 months as delimitation and electoral rolls revision can’t be accomplished earlier than the deep winter units in.
A timeline for the election is but to be introduced.
The Election Fee, nevertheless, has lately revised the date of ultimate publication of voters listing to November 25. This is able to be the primary voters’ listing of the Union Territory after the boundaries of meeting seats had been redrawn within the delimitation train.