KL NEWS NETWORK
A day after the senior National Conference leaders distanced themselves from the statement issued by the party on their behalf against Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Lone; working president NC Omar Abdullah has taken serious note of the issue.
NC sources divulged to KNS that the party’s top brass has sought explanation from leaders about how any statement without the consent of leaders has been issued.
“A meeting over the issue is being held at the residence of the former chief minister Omar Abdullah here at 4 PM on Tuesday wherein recent incidents shall be discussed at threadbare including the one in which some senior leaders who were quoted in the statement against Sajad Lone distanced themselves from such a rant, saying there have no knowledge when such a handout has been issued,” they said.
“Omar Abdullah has telephoned all the senior NC leaders and has asked them to meet at his residence so that the issue could be sorted out that what went wrong and where,” sources privy to this development said.
Pertinently, the senior NC leaders including Mohammad Shafi Uri, Shareef-ud-Din Shariq, Mir Saif-ullah and Qaiser Jamsheed Lone said on Sunday that they had not issued any statement against Lone.
They said the NC spokesperson was compelled by two party leaders to issue the statement against Lone.