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Change in PDP's outlook made me leave party: Drabu

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Former leader on Friday asserted that a "change in party's vision" had made him leave it after a long association.

Speaking to ANI, Drabu said, "The vision of has changed specifically after the demise of (former chief minister) Mufti This change came due to the party's new leadership. I still wish well for the party. I do not have any personal problem with the party but its new outlook."

Talking about his association with Mufti, he stated, "I came into because of him (Mufti). I worked with him as his in 2003. He appreciated my work and brought me into the party. He is my mentor in this sphere. He started a party with different vision and ideology. We got to learn a lot from him. He had a vision and he aligned with I drafted the agenda of an alliance for the same. He had an agenda on which we were working but it has changed now."

On being asked about his political future, he said, "I haven't thought about it. I have also been a and would like to write without conflicting with the view of the party."

Drabu, who had played a key role in forging an alliance between and three years back, resigned from the party on Thursday.

Drabu, a former minister of had then said that his resignation "had been coming for a while now" as he had already "disengaged" himself from the party affairs for "quite some time now".

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 15:29 IST