Srinagar, Feb 11: With Assembly elections just months away, the Congress party in Bandipora constituency suffered a massive setback as senior leader and a close aide of senior Congress leader and former MLA Bandipora Usman Majid resigned from the basic membership of party here on Monday.
Naseer Ahmad Mir, a close aide of former MLA Bandipora, who is also the president of Contractors Association, Bandipora informed that he has resigned from the basic membership of party. He said that, I hereby inform people of Bandipora that I have resigned from the basic membership of Indian National Congress. He said that I feel that it is neither morally nor ethically right for me to continue as a member of Congress Party.
He said that I am not associated with any political party as of now, added that I am free to take my own decisions. “Since long I have been watching Bandipora being exploited and neglected at all fronts, but I think it should be checked hereafter, no more we are ready to accept it. In this regard I wish to share my plan with people very soon,” he added.
Mir was one of the leading and prominent political figures of Congress party. Pertinently Mir played a vital role in strengthening the roots of the party in Bandipora district. Sources said that Mir during his meeting with his workers took the decision and it is believed that, it will add more twist in the political atmosphere of Bandipora constituency ahead of elections.