Ghulam Nabi Azad quits Congress’ J&K committee hours after appointment, occasion cites health causes

Reported By: DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Web Crew |Source: DNA Web Desk |Up so a long way: Aug 16, 2022, 11: 46 PM IST

Senior Congress chief Ghulam Nabi Azad resigned because the chairman of the Congress marketing campaign committee for Jammu and Kashmir, inside hours of his appointment. He furthermore stepped down as member of the occasion’s political opinions committee in Jammu and Kashmir. 

“Ghulam Nabi Azad has refused to take the submit of Campaign Committee President of Jammu and Kashmir as a result of health causes. He has conveyed this to the Congress management and has furthermore thanked the management for giving him the responsibility,” ANI quoted Congress sources as announcing. 

On the opposite hand, NDTV quoted sources announcing that Azad saw the appointments as a demotion for him as he’s already a member of the occasion’s all-India political opinions committee. 

Azad’s resignation came shortly after his shut aide, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, became once dropped from the submit of the chief of the occasion’s Jammu and Kashmir unit. Mir had stepped down last month.

Earlier lately, the occasion conducted a most considerable shake-up in its Jammu and Kashmir unit, appointing Vikar Rasool Wani as its J&K chief and senior chief Ghulam Nabi Azad the pinnacle of the selling campaign committee. 

The Congress president has appointed president and dealing president of the J&K unit and furthermore constituted the selling campaign committee, political opinions committee, coordination committee, manifesto committee, publicity and newsletter committee, disciplinary committee and pradesh election committee of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) with instantaneous accomplish, the assertion talked about.

Last month, the Congress had in precept agreed to title Azad because the occasion’s chief ministerial candidate within the upcoming Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls and appoint a Pradesh Congress Committee chief to interchange G A Mir. 

Mir had been on the helm of affairs for since 2014 and at some level of his tenure, the occasion did now not fare neatly within the 2014 Assembly polls and he himself misplaced the parliamentary elections from Anantnag Lok Sabha seat in 2019. The occasion furthermore did now not fare neatly within the first-ever DDC election in 2020. 

The major-ever Assembly elections in J&K Union Territory are inclined to be held by the pause of this year.

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