Vikramaditya Singh quits PDP, says party ‘disregarded aspirations of Jammu’

Vikramaditya Singh, Senior Peoples’ Democratic Party leader on Sunday resigned from the party saying that PDP has ‘disregarded the demands and aspirations of Jammu region’.

Singh had joined the party in the presence of the former chief minister Late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, was the member of the state legislative council. He is the grandson of the last Dogra King Hari Singh.

“I have publicly expressed my concerns for our state in general and Jammu in particular over the last several months but the party has rejected the issues,” said Singh, son of senior Congress leader Karan Singh,

According to him, the issues included “illegal settlement” of Rohingyas and demand for a public holiday on the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh.

“It is no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard the demands and aspirations of Jammu region,” he said in his resignation letter.

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