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JammuFarooq led 20 Opp leaders set to meet in Jammu tomorrow

Farooq led 20 Opp leaders set to meet in Jammu tomorrow


Other than BJP, DPAP, PC & AP, all leaders from different parties invited


Tawi, Oct 02: Nearly 20 opposition leaders headed by Member of Parliament from Srinagar constituency and Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah are set to hold a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Jammu.

Sources privy to the development told that around 20 leaders will be attending the meeting of opposition leaders tomorrow at Dr Farooq Abdullah's Jammu residence, which will begin at 2:30 PM.

Those who will participate in the meeting include NC President Dr Farooq Abdullah, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, CPI (M) leader M Y Tarigami, INC Raman Bhalla and Vikar Rasool, ANC Muzaffar Ahmad Shah, Dogra Sada Sabha Ghulchain Singh Chadak, Panthers Party Harsh Dev Singh, IDP R D Khajuria, United Peace Alliance Shahid Saleem, Muslim United Front Zaffar Ahmad, Peoples Movement Dr Hussain, Akali Dal Narendra Singh, State Mission hood Sunil Dimple, CPI's G M Mizrab.

Moreover, some of the leaders from other parties including Shiv Sena and Akali Dal have also been invited for the meeting.

Talking to KNO, PDP and Congress said that the invitation has been sent to their leaders and confirmed their participation in the meeting.

CPI (M) leader, M Y Tarigami has left for Jammu today to attend the meeting tomorrow.

However, sources said that four major parties including the ruling BJP and DPAP led by Ghulam Nabi Azad, Peoples Conference led by Chairman Sajad Gani Lone and Apni Party led by Syed Altaf Bukhari have not been invited for the meeting.

Sources said the meeting will discuss several issues including the prevailing situation in Jammu and and across the country.

The meeting will also discuss the issue of deferment of local body and Panchayat polls as is being reported by several news outlets in Jammu and Kashmir besides seat-sharing for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls for INDI Alliance, sources said.

He also said that a threadbare discussion will also take place regarding launching of mass movement against deferment of local body and panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

If sources are to be believed, the leaders will also hold a meeting with civil society Jammu to discuss several social and political issues after tomorrow's meeting.

Sources said at the meeting, members of opposition parties will also discuss the proceeding in light of the impending decision on the Article 370 petition by the Supreme Court, expected by mid-October.

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