Srinagar: National Conference spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu resigned from the party, sources said on Tuesday.
Sources said that that Mattu resigned as he has to contest upcoming civic polls from Srinagar.
“Based on my humble disagreement with the party’s decision to boycott the upcoming ULB and Panchayat Polls, I have just sent my resignation from the party to the JKNC General Secretary,” tweeted Mattu.
Mattu added “I strongly believe that leaving our grassroots democratic institutions open to misrepresentation would inflict serious harm on the State and also wreak havoc with our social fabric and cultural legacy.”
NC confirmed to Kashmir Reader that Mattu has resigned from the basic party membership. The party confirmed the accepting of the resignation of Mattu through a tweet.
National Conference and PDP, the two main regional political parties have announced boycott to the said polls.