Srinagar: Leading advocate and National Conference leader Syed Sharif-u-Din Geelani of Langate area in Kupwara district has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in presence of the party patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
Senior leader and MLA, Syed Basharat Bukhari; District President and MLA, Abdul Haq Khan; Chief Spokesperson, Naeem Akhtar; Gh Nabi Pandithpori, candidate for Langate constituency; Irfan Pandithpori and many others were also present on the occasion.
Mr Geelani is practicing law at the High Court and is a long time associate of the NC.
Welcoming Mr Geelani into the party fold, Mufti said the PDP by way of its pro-people agenda has become a natural choice of all right thinking people. “People who want to contribute to the political discourse and development of the state must become part of the PDP’s growth story. The doors are open for the people who want to contribute in the party’s efforts to see the state out of the present mess,” he said.