Describing former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as the only man having vision and political capital to solve the issues of people of J&K, former Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Mehboob Iqbal said that Mufti’s record as Home Minister of India speaks volumes about the value and vision of his personality. He asked panchs and sarpanchs of the Chenab area to vote for PDP candidates in the upcoming LC elections.
“Only PDP is the party having vision and sincerity for solving the issues of people that is why I urge people to vote for PDP”, said the former bureaucrat while talking to local news agency, KNS..
“No other party is as sincere and honest as PDP towards people of the state. It is the only party which works in the larger interest of the people”, he added.
In response to a question whether other political parties had invited him to join them he said, “I don’t want to comment son who contacted me but what is important is that I have decided join the PDP in future. In the larger interest of the state we (People) must vote for PDP”, he said.
When asked whether he would contest 2014 assembly elections on the the PDP ticket, he said that such decisions are taken by the party itself.“I’m a member of the party and it is for the party to decide on fielding candidates. Our objective is unity and secular brotherhood in the state. Unity of religions and progress in state and PDP has the same aims and objectives”, he added.
Pertinent to mention that Mehboob Iqbal is one of the accused in Gulmarg land scam in which state vigilance has already concluded its investigations.