Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat Arshad Malik Tuesday filed his nomination papers in presence of large number of his supporters and party workers, a party statement said.
Addressing his supporters and party workers, Mr Arshad Malik said that PDP is contesting Parliamentary elections with an aim to change destiny of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that on-going Lok Sabha elections is an opportunity before the people to take one step forward towards movement of change.
He said that PDP has carved out a path of development and peace in Jammu and Kashmir so it is need of hour to strengthen his party for establishing lasting peace and accelerating developmental activities in the State.
Malik asked people to compare tenure of PDP led government with the successive regimes of National Conference in the State. “Only PDP leadership has the vision to solve problems of people”, he said and pointed out it was only during the regime of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed that equal treatment was given to all regions and sub-regions.
He said that PDP has pioneered a political and economic agenda to full fill wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “Establishing sustainable peace and to consolidate reconciliation process is on the top of the party’s agenda”, he said and expressed satisfaction that during a short period of just three years, PDP, through its visionary policies, has established peace with dignity and honour.
He said that PDP is movement to ‘change destiny of the people of Jammu and Kashmir’. He said over-whelming support party has getting is a clear indication that there is a realisation among the people that only PDP has the agenda to address their wishes and aspirations.