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Months after BJP pulled out of alliance, Mehbooba revamps party structure

The Peoples Democratic Party president has also reconstituted the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) the highest decision-making body of the party

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Mehbooba Mufti at press conference. Photo: Reuters
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti at press conference. Photo: Reuters

Former chief and on Sunday revamped the party's organisational structure bringing in a new and five general secretaries.

The development comes months after the BJP pulled out of its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party, bringing to an end the three-year-old Mehbooba-led coalition government in

Mehbooba nominated senior leader and former as the of the party, a said here.

He said Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, Abdul Haq Khan, Mehboob Iqbal, Surinder Choudhary and F C Bhagat have been nominated as general secretaries.

Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Asiea Naqash, Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, Raja Aijaz Ali, Bashir Ahmad Rounyal, Maroof Khan, Noor Mohammad Bhat, Amrik Singh Reen, Abdul Majeed, Samiullah, Shah Mohammad Tantray, and will be state secretaries, the said.

He said Mehboba also nominated former as the of the party, while would continue as the chief of the party.

The president has also reconstituted the (PAC) the highest decision-making body of the party.

The members of the newly-constituted PAC include Muzaffar Hussain Baig, Abdul Rehman Veeri, Mohammad Dillawar Mir, Mehboob Baig, Syed Basharat Bukhari, Nizamudin Bhat, Yashpal Sharma, Chowdhary Zulfkar, Syed Asgar Ali, Falail Singh, Ashraf Mir, Haji Anayat Ali, and Qazi Afzal, the spokesman said.

Mehbooba would be heading the PAC, he added.

The spokesman said the office bearers of the party would be special invitees of the PAC as and when required.

First Published: Sun, August 26 2018. 21:55 IST
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