Former PDP Leader Irshad Kar Joins NC


Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Baramulla district president Irshad Rasool Kar on Friday has joined National Conference in presence of the party president Dr Farooq Abdullah.

Former PDP Leader Irshad Kar Joins NC

Kar son of veteran Congress leader late Ghulam Rasool Kar, Irshad had also unsuccessfully contested Assembly election from Sopore in 2014 as an Independent candidate.

NC Vice President Omar Abdullah and other senior leaders were also present on the occasion.

Taking to social networking site Twitter JKNC wrote: “PDP District President Baramulla and Bandipore Irshad Rasool Kar joined National Conference in presence of Dr. Farooq Abdullah at his Gupkar residence today. Vice President Omar Abdullah, PP Nasir Aslam, party functionaries were also present and welcomed him into the party fold.”

With Kar’s joining of NC, the PDP has lost almost more than a dozen leaders so far. These include Dr Haseeb A Drabu, Syed Basharat Bukhari, Altaf Bukhari, Javid Mustafa Mir, Imran Raza Ansari, Abid Ansari, Mohammad Abbas Wani, Peer Hussian, Raja Aijaz Ali Khan, Mehboob Iqbal, Bashir Ahmad Runiyal and Bakir Rizvi.


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