Srinagar, Feb 12: At least 13 corporators joined People’s Democratic Party on Tuesday.
Reports said that the corporators who joined PDP are the supporters of Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran. Those who joined the party are Sumaira Akhtar, Nazira, Inayat Ahmed, Aqib Renzu, Arif Baba, Waheed Dar, Farooq Mir, Ashraf Palapori, Fancy Ashraf Jan, Shezad, Nighat, Kulsuma and Firdous Ahmed.
All these corporators joined the party in presence of senior party leaders Abdul Rehman Veeri, Muhammad Khurshid Aalam, Muhammad Ashraf Mir and Ajaz Ahmed Rather.
Sources said that SMC Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran is likely to join PDP in coming days.
PDP senior leader Muhammad Khurshid Aalam told that besides these 13 corporators, 4 others were also ready to join the party, however, they are stranded in Jammu. He said PDP has become the party with largest number of corporators in its kitty. He said that the joining of corporators implies that PDP led by Mehbooba Mufti is a vibrant force that is pro-people.