Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday reiterated the resolve to protect Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.
Chairing a meeting of the NC’s working committee, the highest decision-making body in the party, at party headquarters ‘Nawa-e-Subha’, Farooq said the party will ensure that all the three regions of the state were united against the “forces inimical to its peace, dignity and prosperity”.
NC working president Omar Abdullah and other senior party leaders from all the three regions of the state were present at the meeting, a spokesperson of the party said in Srinagar. The NC also president took stock of the preparations for party’s delegate session taking place on Sunday at the Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium.
Speaking at Saturday’s meeting, Abdullah said the party was based on the bedrock of public service and selfless struggle. “It is this ethos that has guided the party over the past almost eight decades and we should continue to pass on and protect this legacy. Politics is the most effective tool to bring about a change for the better, improve the lives of our people and resolve issues,” he said.
The spokesperson said that Farooq reiterated the party’s resolve of protecting Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and ensuring that all the three regions of the state were united against the “forces inimical to its peace, dignity and prosperity”.
The meeting unanimously cleared all the three resolutions slated to be passed at the delegate session tomorrow. The resolutions relate to prevailing situation in the state, the spokesman said.