Political Leaders abandon homes fearing trouble
Anantnag: The leaders of several mainstream parties are reportedly abandoning their residential homes and moving out of the districs in search of safe havens. A day after NC leader resigned the party and announced support to the ongoing agitation in Kashmir, ruling People’s Democratic Party, Bhartiya Janta Party, National Conference and Congress have issued advisory to local cadre to moved out of their respective districts if they feel insevure. Many such political leaders are camping in government houses.
In converstaion with a local daily, a senior NC leader told that District President, Anantnag has asked all the leasers including constituency in-charges to move out to safer places. PDP district president, Advocate Javed refrained from divulging much information, however he informed that he has already moved out to Srinagar.
BJP Leader, who head State Muslim Morcha revealed that he has offered his residential quarter to his activists who fear trouble. “I am in touch with all my leaders,” he said.
Sources said that those who don’t have accommodation at government colony Khanabal or elsewhere in secured zones are currently camping in Jammu, Ladakh, and Delhi.
Meanwhile, AIP Leader, Adv Mujeed-ul-Rehman who contested By-Elections from Anantnag against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, also resigned and announced support to ongoing unrest.