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NC in doldrums, father-son party left with no decision makers
Party cadres saying goodbye to grand old party of Kashmir
2/22/2020 11:13:21 PM
Early Times Report
jammu, Feb 22: The grand old party of Kashmir, National Conference, is struggling to keep its cadre intact due to the party having no roadmap.
The NC second rung leaders, who are operating from party headquarter at Nawa-i-Subha complex in Srinagar, according to the media reports, are trying their best to assure the party cadres that all is well and the party will bounce back again.
An analyst while talking to Early Times said, "National Conference was a father son party. The major decisions were taken by the party president Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah. Both have been under detention for the past six months. Chances of them being released in the near future look bleak."
He said that the NC cadres deserting the party is no surprise as they too seem to have realized that party has become "irrelevant" and has been left with nothing to sell. "The second rung leaders won't be able to do much to keep the party intact. The NC's slogan of autonomy stands punctured and there are no takers left for its rhetoric anymore," the analyst added.
An observer said that the NC leaders, who were released in the recent past from the MLA Hostel in Srinagar, have signed bonds to seek their freedom. "They can't do anything to boost the morale of the party cadres. It's clear that the National Conference has hit a dead end. Till now none of the leaders have left the party officially but there seems every possibility about the party getting split if it keeps on waiting for the release of its top leaders," he added.
The observer said, "The developments which have taken place post August 5, 2019, when the Centre announced its decision to revoke J&K's special status and divided it into two union Territories, are a clear indication that the Government of India is in no mood to tolerate any nonsense like autonomy, self rule and other formulas. The GoI's decision has made it amply clear that NC has no leaders who can manage the party affairs after Abdullahs."
Another analyst said, "The so-called tall leaders of Kashmir have been left red faced due to people of the Valley not staging any protest in any corner to seek their release. The NC's revival seems impossible. The party will have to do something out of box to make a comeback. Otherwise the party is all set to become a history."
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