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JAMMU: Two prominent leaders of JK Apni Party Pranav Shagotra district president Jammu and Irfan Naqib on Wednesday rejoined Congress Party in the presence of JKPCC President G A Mir, Working President Raman Bhalla, Vice President Mula Ram, Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, General Secretary PCC Yogesh Sawhney Incharge District Jammu, General Secretary PCC Surinder Singh Channi in a function at PCC Hq Jammu. Pranav Shagotra was former President JK Youth Congress and presently district president Jammu and Irfan Naqib former district Congress president of Srinagar. They were enrolled as members of the Congress Party by the In charge dIstrict president Jammu Yogesh Sawhney in the presence of senior leadership. Welcoming them back into the party JKPCC chief G A Mir said that they have realised that after working I’m a national party, one cannot be comfortable and satisfied with any regional outfit. They were desirous of rejoining congress for quite some time, so they are welcome to come back and work for strengthening secularism and fight the communal ,fundamentalist and opportunist forces in Jammu and Kashmir. JKPCC Working President Raman Bhalla claimed that Congress is committed to protect the rights and the land of Jammu and Kashmir’s people, asserting secularism is a unique strength of the country and it should be strengthened.
He said Jammu and Kashmir’s development is a priority for the Congress party and the present dispensation has badly failed to protect the rights and the land of the people. Secularism is a unique strength of the country, he said, adding that all the citizens have the responsibility to strengthen it. Jammu and Kashmir’s socio-economic development is the focal point of Congress. He said that Congress is alive to the predicaments suffered by the people of Jammu and Kashmir and will leave no stone unturned to raise them at all appropriate forums to get them addressed.