Srinagar, Jan 14: Former top-cop, Mushtaq Sadiq and renowned singer, Waheed Jeelani, on Monday joined the National Conference (NC) in Srinagar.
Mushtaq Sadiq, who retired as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, and Waheed Jeelani joined the party at Nawai Subh complex in presence of NC president Farooq Abdullah.
General Secretary, National Conference, Ali Mohammad Sagar and Provincial President Kashmir, Nasir Aslam Wani, were also present on the occasion.
Meanwhile, in Jammu, many workers of Bharatiya Janata Party, Congress and Peoples Democratic Party joined National Conference in presence of provincial president Devender Singh Rana.
As per a party spokesperson, Rana said that NC is the “only choice for all those who want steer the state to peace, progress and development”.
He greeted them and hoped they will reach out to the people and serve them by getting redressal to their problems.
NC OBC Co-Chairperson Abdul Gani Teli also welcomed the new entrants and expressed confidence that with their joining, National Conference will be further strengthened at the grass roots level.
The workers of these parties, mostly belonging to Sanjay Nagar, Sunjwa and Chowdi areas of the city included Shaheed Mohd, Rakesh Gupta, Javed Khan, Mohd Yaseen, Kamal Kumar, Mohd Shoib Choudnary, Tajinder Singh, Ranjit Kumar, Swarn Singh, Bupinder Kumar, Nittan Sethi, Surjeet Singh, Upkar Singh, Deep Chand, Parveen Gupta, Ashok Kumar, Sandeep Singh, Tilak Raj, Som Raj , Imtiaz, Sikender Singh and others.