Politics

Hurriyat leader says Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement functional since 20 years

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) has strongly objected to the launching of a new political outfit under the identical name and style by the former bureaucrat Shah Faesal and urged him to make a modification in the name of his party which he launched on Sunday.

In a statement, senior All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader and chairman of the JKPM Mir Shahid Saleem said that a political outfit under the name and style of “Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement” (JKPM) has been functioning for the past twenty years in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the party was launched on April 4, 2000 at press club Jammu. After being launched, the JKPM became a constituent member of the APHC and presently is a member its executive body.

The JKPM Chairman, taking a strong exception to the party name being used by Faesal called upon him to make a necessary modification in the name of his newly launched political party to avoid unnecessary confusion.

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