Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad — lengthy upset with the occasion — has resigned from a key occasion put up in Jammu and Kashmir, signalling a revolt inside. Made the chairman of the occasion’s marketing campaign committee, he stepped down from the put up shortly after his appointment. He has additionally resigned from the occasion’s Jammu and Kashmir political affairs committee.
Sources indicated that Mr Azad noticed the appointment as a demotion as he’s already a member of the occasion’s all-India political affairs committee. A veteran chief, he’s additionally a former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state, served as an union minister and held many essential occasion posts.He was additionally one of many group of 23 leaders who wrote an explosive letter to occasion chief Sonia Gandhi two years in the past, looking for organisational adjustments
The resignation of Mr Azad got here shortly after his shut aide, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, was dropped from the put up of the chief of the occasion’s Jammu and Kashmir unit. Mr Mir had stepped down final month.
The occasion had effected an intensive organisational shake-up within the Union Territory and appointed Vikar Rasool Wani instead of Mr Mir.
Sonia Gandhi had additionally shaped the marketing campaign committee, political affairs committee, coordination committee, manifesto committee, publicity and publication committee, disciplinary committee and Pradesh election committee with quick impact, reported information company Press Belief of India.
The meeting elections in Jammu and Kashmir can be held after the finalisation of electoral rolls and completion of the delimitation train. There’s, nonetheless, concern that the polls can’t be held this yr as delimitation and electoral rolls revision can’t be accomplished earlier than the deep winter units in.
A timeline for the election is but to be introduced.
The Election Fee, nonetheless, has not too long ago revised the date of ultimate publication of voters listing to November 25. This might be the primary voters’ listing of the Union Territory after the boundaries of meeting seats had been redrawn within the delimitation train.