Ghulam Nabi Azad’s close aide resigns from DPAP


SRINAGAR — Zahid Hussain Jan, a basic member of Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP) on Friday resigned from the Azad-led party.

Zahid Hussain Jan confirmed to the news agency KDC that he has resigned from the basic membership of the party. “I along with Municipal Chairman Budgam and 20 Municipal councillors of Budgam district have resigned from the basic membership of the DPAP,” he said.

Zahid was stated to be one of the close aides to Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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The Democratic Progressive Azad Party, formerly Democratic Azad Party, was formed by Ghulam Nabi Azad on September 26, 2022 in Jammu and Kashmir.

The party’s top three agendas in Jammu and Kashmir are the restoration of full statehood, the right to land and employment to native domiciles. The party’s ideology is based on the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.

Azad was earlier with the All India Congress Committee and later resigned. Before joining Azad, Jan too was part of Congress and was district president for Budgam.

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