A meeting of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) was held right here on Sunday, the first such meet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s all-party meeting on Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi on June 24. The meeting of the leaders of the alliance, which seeks the restoration of the particular standing of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir that was revoked by the Centre in August 2019, additionally got here forward of the go to of the members of the Delimitation Commission to the Union Territory.
A PAGD chief mentioned the meeting was held on the residence of alliance chairperson and National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on the Gupkar locality of the town right here.
All the leaders of the alliance, together with People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti, and its chief spokesperson M Y Tarigami, had been current on the meeting, he mentioned, including that NC vice-president Omar Abdullah was additionally current.
The chief mentioned it was the first meeting of the alliance after the prime minister’s all-party meeting with the leaders of the mainstream political events of Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi on June 24.
“The meeting was actually scheduled on June 29, but was postponed because of some personal commitments of alliance vice chairperson Mehbooba Mufti. So it was held on Sunday,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the leaders mentioned Modi’s all-party meeting and the present state of affairs in Jammu and Kashmir.
“The alliance is committed to its core agenda — for which it was formed — and we reiterated what we stand for and what we seek,” the chief mentioned.
He, nonetheless, refused to share additional particulars, saying the alliance’s chief spokesperson will temporary the media in regards to the meeting.
When contacted, CPI(M) chief Tarigami mentioned the small print of the meeting will likely be shared on Monday.
Another PAGD chief and NC’s Member of Parliament Hasnain Masoodi mentioned the meeting dispelled the rumours of some variations inside the alliance.
“I can only share that the meeting took place and every member attended it. This should dispel the rumours that were going on. There are no differences within the alliance and everyone is on the same page,” he informed PTI.