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PDP sacks Yasir Reshi as district president

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The said today that it has removed as the party's district for Bandipora, cracking the on leaders who had publicly criticised PDP

In a statement, the PDP said district will look after the party affairs of district for the time being.

Reshi, a member of the legislative council, was one of the PDP legislators who had revolted against the PDP leadership after the coalition government with the BJP collapsed last month.

He had accused Mufti of nepotism and called for an alternative to the "two-family" system of power in Reshi was referring to the Mufti and Abdullah families, who have mostly governed the state.

MLAs Imran Ansari, and are the other three legislators who have voiced displeasure against Mufti in public. Ansari, who represents Srinagar's Zadibal constituency, was the first one to question Mufti's leadership.

Reshi's sacking has come after 21 PDP legislators met Mufti over two days - on Saturday and Sunday - and pledged their support to her.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 13:15 IST
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