Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti accepts Vikramaditya Singh's resignation from PDP
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti today accepted the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh from her party.
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti today accepted the resignation of Vikramaditya Singh from her party.
Mehbooba has accepted Singh's resignation, party sources said. Singh resigned from the ruling PDP on 22 October, accusing the party of ignoring Jammu region and not taking action on his demand for deportation of Rohingya refugees from the state.
He had also demanded that birthday of his grandfather Hari Singh, the last Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir, be declared a holiday. "It is no longer possible for me to be part of a party
that continues to disregard the demands and aspirations of Jammu region," Singh had written in his resignation letter to the PDP president.
Singh has also resigned as member of the legislative council to which he was nominated by the PDP.
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