Farooq Abdullah Announces Formation Of “People’s Alliance”


Jammu, October 15: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah announced the formation of ‘People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’ in Jammu and Kashmir.

He convened a meeting at his residence for chalking out the future course of action on ‘Gupkar Declaration’ with regard to the special status of J&K.

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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti also attended the meeting.

The meeting was held at the residence of Abdullah with regard to the special status of Jammu and Kashmir which was revoked by the Centre in 2019.

The alliance was formed for restoration of the special status of the erstwhile state as it existed before August 5, 2019, and also to initiate a dialogue between all stakeholders in the issue.

Abdullah said the leaders decided to formalise the alliance, that has been named ‘Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’.

The Alliance will strive for the restoration of the constitutional position in respect of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed before August 5 last year.