National Conference Thursday late evening condemned the assassination of a Panchayat Member Gul Mohammad Bhat of Wanpoh Kulgam who was shot dead in an attack by suspected militants, a party statement.
The spokesperson of the party said that Gul Mohammad Bhat was a political worker and activist who belonged to the J&K National Conference.
Terming the killing as an act of cowardice and barbarism, he said “Bhat was a sixty year old elder who was killed for his beliefs. Bhat, a National Conference worker and Panchayat Representative was killed by cowards in an act of sheer barbarism today. The party stands with the family of the deceased in this hour of grief and loss”.