Muzaffar Hussain Baig Quits PDP

SRINAGAR: Senior Political leader Muzafar Hussain Baig on Saturday quit People’s Democratic Party over the seat-sharing agreement with other parties of People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD).

Muzaffar Hussain Beigh

Speaking to news agency KNS, Baig said, “NC is fighting on majority seats. It is not in interests of PDP. I respect Farooq Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and I wish them luck. I am leaving PDP on principle.”

He also said that he was not consulted regarding a seat-sharing agreement with PAGD affiliated parties.

“Today evening I called her(Mehbooba) and told her about resignation from PDP as a patron and a member,” he added.

Regarding future strategy, he said, “I will consult my friends and well-wishers regarding my future strategy.”

Baig is addressing the press about his decision on Sunday along with other leaders.

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