Baramulla: Around 14 Sarpanchs of Congress Tuesday joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Uri constituency of this north Kashmir district.
They include Mohammad Muzzafar of Chakra, Mushtaq Ahmad of Isham, and Ishtiyaq Mohammad of Salambad.
The PDP’s candidate from Uri, Aijaz Ali Khan, hailed their decision.
“Congress candidate Taj Mohi-ud-Din betrayed the people of Uri and played with their emotions. We welcome everybody who wishes to see the bright future of the place and state,” Khan said.
“Hailing their decision to join the party, PDP candidate from Uri, former IGP, Aijaz Ali Khan alleged, the congress for not fulfilling the promises of common masses here.