Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference Chairman, Sajad Gani Lone said on Monday that the people of Jammu and Kashmir and the political parties are the permanent stakeholders while the current political dispensation is a temporary one.
Lone was speaking to the reports on the sidelines of a joining function.
Responding to a question on the election preparations of political parties, Lone said that political parties afford the luxury of breaking the connect with the people of J&K.
“We have not had a popular government in J&K for more than three years now. It is very important that all political parties maintain and further their connect with people on the ground. Alienation is not good for the people of Kashmir., The current political dispensation in J&K is a temporary one,” the former J&K Minister said.
“The people of J&K and the political parties are the permanent stakeholders of our destiny. We cannot afford the luxury of breaking the contract with our people. Of course, there are ups and downs in the politics of J&K. But we have to take care of our people and our interests by remaining connected with the people of J&K,” he added.
Earlier, a socio-political activist Mushtaq Ahmad Lone from Khansahab Budgam joined Peoples Conference.
While welcoming his entry in PC Chairman Sajad Lone said that the Peoples Conference is keen to blend experience with the exuberance of youth.
“It is imperative for political parties to carve out space for youth leaders. We want to groom the youngsters to play a pivotal role and contribute to the politics and welfare of J&K in the coming decades,” he said.
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