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PDP writes to Delimitation Commission, says party will stay away from proceedings

PDP writes to Delimitation Commission, says party will stay away from proceedings

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Srinagar: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said it will not meet the Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission as the Centre did not initiate any steps to ease the lives of the people and the outcome of the delimitation exercise was "widely believed" to be "pre-planned"."Our party has decided to stay away from this process and not be a part of some exercise, the outcome which is widely believed to be pre-planned and which may further hurt the interests of our people," PDP general secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said in a letter to the commission. PDP General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura. File Photo Addressed to Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai, who leads the commission, Hanjura reiterated in the letter the PDP's stand that the constitutional changes w...
Disappointed at outcome of all-party meeting, elections must be held only after granting statehood to J&K: PAGD

Disappointed at outcome of all-party meeting, elections must be held only after granting statehood to J&K: PAGD

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The Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration or the PAGD on Monday said that they were disappointed with the “outcome” of the all-party meeting held by the Prime Minister, saying there was lack of substantial confidence building measures like release of political and other prisoners. The PAGD also demanded that the assembly elections must be held in Jammu and Kashmir only after restoration of full Statehood. In a press statement today, the PAGD spokesman M Y Tarigami said that the PAGD reiterated its commitment to fight together to “reverse the unconstitutional and unacceptable changes foisted on the people of J&K on 5th August 2019 using all constitutional, legal and political means at its disposal”. PAGD's struggle for undoing these changes will continue as long as it takes while...