Srinagar, Feb 02 : Abdul Qayoom Wani on Saturday formally joined PDP. He was welcomed into the party by PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and other senior leaders.
Mehbooba Mufti said that Qayoom Wani will contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections as PDP Candidate from Baramulla.
Wani had sought volunteer retirement from the government services and resigned from the basic membership of Jammu and Kashmir Teachers Forum (JKTF), Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) and Employees Joint Action Committee (EJAC) to join Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to enter the electoral fray as PDP candidate from north Kashmir’s Lok Sabha constituency in the upcoming elections.
He said that the decision to join politics is aimed to serve people of the society in general.
PDP patron Muzafar Baig and other leaders Abdul Haq Khan, Khalil Bhand, Chowdhary Zulfkar, Aijaz Mir, Khursheed Alam, Firdous Tak and Abdul Majeed Paddar were also present at the occasion.