SRINAGAR: Adv Rattan Lal Gupta was today elected unanimously Provincial President National Conference Jammu.
Former minister and State Secretary NC Syed Mushtaq Ahmad Shah Bukhari proposed the name of Mr Gupta for the post while senior leader and former minister Ajay Kumar Sadhotra seconded.
National Conference Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal and Provincial Vice President Anil Dhar were the Observers and supervised the election held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan in the presence of delegates, senior functionaries and prominent workers.
Dr Kamal, Sadhotra, Bukhari and the other senior leaders congratulated Adv Gupta on his unopposed election, hoping he will lead the party in the province and further galvanise the cadre. Given vast experience, he will take everyone along to meet the challenges, he added.
Adv Gupta expressed his gratitude to the leadership, the cadre and the grassroots level workers for reposing faith in him, saying he will endeavor to come to their expectations.
The new Provincial President was profusely greeted and garlanded on his unanimous election.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included Javed Rana, Sheikh Bashir Ahmed, Khalid Najeeb Suharwardy, Abdul Gani Malik, Babu Rampaul, Babu Jagjeevan Lal, Haji Mohd Hussain, Qazi Jalal Ud Din, Brij Mohan, Sharma, Master Noor Hussain, Dr. Chaman Lal Bhagat, Bimla Luthra, Deepender Kour, Ajaz Jan, Jugal Mahajan, Ch. Rahim Daad, Bushan Lal Bhat, Mohd Iqbal Bhat, Vijay Lochan, Abdul Gani Teli, Pardeep Bali, Rajesh Bakashi, Vipin Pal Sharma, S.S Bunty, Prem Sagar Aziz, Pyare Lal Sharma, Chander Mohan Sharma, Dr. Gagan Bhagat, Mohinder Singh, Satwant Kour Dogra, Vijay Laxami Dutta, Swaran Latta, Rita Gupta, Dilshad Malik, Daljeet Sharma, G.H Malik, Sajjad Shaheen, Mohinder Gupta, Tanvir Ahmed Kichloo, Issar Khan, M.K Jogi, Dr. Shamshad Shan, Mehboob Iqbal, Muzaffar Hussain, Ch. Mumtaz Bajar, S. Harnam Singh, Th. Yashu- vardan Singh, Rohit Bali,Bagh Hussain Rathore, Sunil Verma, Ram Parshotam, Ajit Kumar, Romy Khajuria, K.K Bakashi, Naresh Bittu, Bhushan Uppal, Shafayat Ahmed Khan, Ch. Rehmat Ali,Shama Akhter, Nar Singh, Sham Nariyan Mehta, Ravi Dogra, Pankaj Kohli, Rashida Begum, Sheikh Mohd Shafi, Farooq Mughal, Ch. Riaz Ahmed, Rakesh Singh Raka, Waris Gill, S.P Dutta, M.L Munshi, Ch. Wali Daad, Mohd Arif Mir, Wahid Kassana Adv, S. Tejinder Singh, Munzil Malik, Zamir Quershi, Mudit, Mohinder Singh Rana, Asha Mehra, Jatin Bhat, Zulkha Choudhary, Devi Dayal Jogi, Mohan Lal Bhagat, Nizra Bibi and others.