Jammu & Kashmir, March 9, 2020 (GCCurrentAffairs) Former Finance Minster Syed Altaf Bukhari has launched a new political party in Jammu and Kashmir under the name of “JK Apni Party”. at Srinagar this afternoon.
Talking to press Mr. Bukhari said the agenda of the party was ” development, restoration of statehood and domicle rights “. He stressed that the party would be differnt from other parties in many ways and said it’s agenda was ” simple and straight” and will not resort to deceit and lies.
Mr. Bukhari said that ” Apni Party” would comprise of old and new guard and everyone will work for the people of the Jammu and Kashmir.
While evading a direct reply on Article 370 abrogation, he demanded the release of political leaders.
” The matter of 370 and 35-A is in the supreme court so we must wait for the outcome. But yes, leaders detained should be released.” He said that “Apni Party” was a party of ” commoners” and is a regional party with National vision .He said they would strive for the self respect of the people of the Jammu and Kashmir . He said the party president will have only two tenures and can not run for the third term which would ensure that this does not attain the tag of ” dynast.”
Meanwhile many senior leaders and former minsters and legislators including Gh Hassan Mir, Mohamamd Dilawar Mir, Chaudary Zulfkar , Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Mohammed Ashraf Mir, ViJay Bakaya, Manjeet Singh, Javid Hassan Beigh, Shoiab Nabi lone, Mohammad Yawar Mir, Advocate Manzoor Khan, Usman Majeed and many others joined the party . they later unfurled the party flag .This is an evolving story and would be updated further.