Srinagar, The troubles for former Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti seem to be far from over as many more senior and influential leaders are getting ready to desert the camp. At least five more leaders are at the brink of leaving the party. Most importantly, one of the close associates of the former Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti is also ready to bid adieu to her and may float a new political party. A senior party leader told Regional News Agency (RNA) that former Finance Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari and former MLA Rafiabad Yawar Mir are all set to leave the party whereas many other leaders including former Minsters Chaudary Zulfkar , Ab. Haq Khan , Mohamamd Ashraf Mir and former MLA Kukernag Ab. Raheem Rather are also leaving the party .
Whereas Syed Altaf Bukhari and Yawar Dilawar Mir are unlikely to join any other party and may float a separate party with other like minded people, Chaudary Zulfkar and Advocate Haq Khan are- as per sources- in touch with Congress party and may soon join the fold. Former Kukernag MLA Ab. Raheem Rather has reportedly met National conference Vice President Omar Abdullah late thursday evening and may join the party in a couple of days.
Sources within Congress told RNA that Chaudry Zulfkar is camping in New Delhi and had a detailed secrete meeting with Former Chief Minster and Congress veteran Gh. Nabi Azad and CWC member Tariq Hameed Karra . If Sources are to believed, at least three more PDP leaders have entered into a secret negotiations with Congress and were likely to join Congress.
Meanwhile PDP Senior leader and former Minister Mohamamd Dilawar Mir who is also father of Yawar Mir confirmed to Regional News Agency (RNA) that his Son and his close relative Syed Altaf Bukhari were mulling to leave the party, but added that a final decision was still pending . He however, clarified that both of them were not going to join any other party and may float a separate party.
“They have some serious difference with some leaders in the party and may quit, but they won’t join any other party.” Dilawar Mir told RNA, adding that the process and consultations for floating a news party were on. He however, added that as of now both Bukhari and Yawar were part of the PDP and efforts were still on to resolve the internal differences. RNA