PDP legislator resigns from party, council

Member of Legislative Council and Jammu face of ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Vikramaditya Singh has resigned from the party and Legislative Council on Sunday.

Singh posted his resignation letter of social media sites including Twitter and Facebook. He is son of senior Congress leader Karan Singh who is J&K’s former Sadr-e-Riyasat.

In his resignation letter addressed to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minster, Singh cited the reason of his resignation as disharmony in views between him and his party.

The issues include, he wrote, “the question of illegal settlement of Rohingyas in the state, the inclusion of the period of pertaining to Dogra rule and contribution made by the rulers in the state text books and the demand for public holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh.”

“It is clear that the PDP has rejected these issues that strongly reflect the sentiments of people in Jammu region,” his resignation letter adds.

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