Srinagar, 26 August: As many as 250 activists of the People’s Conference today joined the ruling National Conference in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.
“People’s Conference (PC) received a major jolt when its 250 activists, belonging to Ramhal area, joined National Conference (NC) today at a well-attended function in Handwara,” an NC spokesperson said.
He said the activists of the outfit, headed by Sajjad Gani Lone, were welcomed into the party fold by Minister for Consumer Affairs and Transport Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan, who is also the local MLA.
“They were impressed by programmes and policies of the present government led by our chief minister,” the spokesperson said. pti