Disagreement with party’s boycott decision, Junaid Matoo resigns from NC | KNO

Says will announce candidature for ULB polls from Srinagar tomorrow
Disagreement with party’s boycott decision, Junaid Matoo resigns from NC | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, September 25 (KNO) : National Conference (NC) spokesman, Junaid Azim Matoo on Tuesday said that he has tendered his resignation from the party, saying that he will announce his candidature for the upcoming Urban Local Body elections from Srinagar tomorrow.

The NC spokesman in a series of tweets informed that he resigned from the NC over his disagreement with the party’s decision to boycott the upcoming polls. “Based on my humble disagreement with the party's decision to boycott the upcoming ULB and Panchayat Polls, I have just sent my resignation from the party to the JKNC General Secretary,” Junaid tweeted. He claimed that he believe leaving the grassroots democratic institutions open to misrepresentation would wreak havoc with the social fabric and cultural legacy.

“I strongly believe that leaving our grassroots democratic institutions open to misrepresentation would inflict serious harm on the State and also wreak havoc with our social fabric and cultural legacy,” Matoo wrote in his second tweet. Furthermore, Matoo said that he will announce his candidature for the upcoming ULB elections from Srinagar tomorrow. He added that he is committed to serve people and help the city he grew up in meet the challenges it's faced with.

The NC spokesman in his last tweet also mentioned that also he will not talk to media persons today. “I will announce my candidature for the ULB elections from Srinagar tomorrow in sha Allah and I remain committed to serving my people and helping the city I grew up in meet the challenges it's faced with. I won't be addressing the media or taking any questions today,” he tweeted.