Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah on Saturday expressed gratitude to the people of Kargil for making NC the single largest party in LAHDC Kargil polls.
Farooq in a statement said, “I express my gratitude to the people of Kargil for reposing faith in National Conference in spite of the challenges party is facing. The win is a testimony to our commitment of ensuring a society where everyone is equal irrespective of caste, creed, region, religion or color.”
Asking the elected representatives to become the agents of change, Farooq said, “God has given you (elected councillors) an opportunity to work for welfare of the people and its up to you now to come up to their expectations,” adding, “People rejected money, instead they gave their stamp of approval for the stand NC has been espousing for all these years.”
Omar in his congratulatory message expressed happiness over the performance of party candidates in LAHDC elections.
While reiterating the party’s resolve of working for the downtrodden and the poorest of the poor, Omar said, “The electoral success in these elections for our party is very heartening and I thank people of Kargil with all my heart for their support and love. However the real work begins now with people expecting more from us.”