x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Amit Shah J&K visit: Security beefed up, travel restrictions imposed before maiden trip to state | Militant killed in Tral encounter, identity being ascertained | Kashmir based candidates get extension, Jammu candidates ignored | Govt set to resurrect, give teeth to SAC | RTI reveals mass bungling in Auqaf-run school, BEd college | Hurriyat desperate for talks but Shah unlikely to give importance to anti-national outfits | 'Teach Pak stooges a lesson, don't talk to them' | Differences surface in Hurriyat on talks | Scores of elderly people left out to take benefit of social welfare schemes | Finally, makeshift bridge set up at Budgam playground | DySP fudges quantity of seized heroin to save accused | Jammu leaders ignored youth, says Munish | Will distribute my salary among needy' | Mass contact programme on, people welcoming Munish with open arms | B Ed students set to miss NET examination due to clash in exam dates, authorities unmoved | J&K Bank's Information Security officer bags CSO100 Award | Shri Amarnathji Yatra Mobile App developed | ACB launches call, Whatsapp helpline | Rana seeks toll exemption during Amarnath Yatra in Jammu region | Leopard found straying on Kishtwar road, video went viral | Bail denied in 'attempt to murder' case | Advisor Kumar discusses strategy to handle drug abuse in JK | CVC reviews status of pending cases in Kashmir division | Government's 'Back to Village Programme' | 26th June - Say no to drugs | A Mela Common to Indo-Pak at IB; Chamaliyal | Border villagers plight as a result of delay in setting up bunkers | Drainage, Garbage dumping main issue in Trikuta Nagar Extn area | Crackdown launched on illegal selling of tobacco products in Srinagar | Finally, makeshift bridge set up at Budgam playground | Power shutdown | Neglected Bahu Fort-Sheikh Nagar crave for 'vikas' | 'Admin eager to close down our momo business' | Back Issues  
 
news details
Now NC 'divided' over former JNU leader's entry into party folds
7/21/2018 11:05:41 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, July 21: While rumor mills are rife that a former JNU leader, who has been close to the National Conference, may formally join the party soon, her prospective entry has left the NC divided. Sources said some of the leaders are unhappy with her getting formal space in the party fold though the Abdullahs have been supporting her for long. Sources said a group of leaders feel that she was not fit to be a "political icon" for the NC as "her activism at the JNU was not in accordance with the ideology of the party founded by Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah."
Sources said some of the leaders have been avoiding discussions on her prospective entry into the party, though the NC has already started giving her "ground support." A senior journalist had recently made a tweet that the former JNU leader would join the NC. But the other party didn't refute the social media buzz, hinting that something was cooking up. Some of the senior leaders are likely to call on NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah and acting president Omar Abdullah to ask him what position would she be given in the party.
Sources said before announcing her entry into the party, the Abdullahs want her "tour various areas of the state to get connected to the youth at the grassroots." Sources claimed that while the former JNU leader has agreed to the plans, some in the party leadership are not that convinced.
"She has been projecting herself on different lines which do not match with the party batting for autonomy. Instead of taking an emotional decision that party leadership should look into the pros and cons of such a deal," said a NC leader on the condition of anonymity.
While the Peoples Democratic Party was also looking ahead to embrace her, woman leader is understood to have shown inclination towards the National Conference. The things about her affiliation to regional politics got clear when a few months ago, she attended a youth event hosted by the NC at a five star hotel in Srinagar.
"Since that day we gave up the idea of asking her to join us," said a PDP leader on the condition of anonymity. Sources said the family of the young woman leader is traditionally a supporter of the NC and that her parents are also convinced with the decision. Despite repeated attempts the youth leader couldn't be contacted for comments.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU