Former minister Advocate Abdul Haq Khan, who severed his ties with PDP on Sunday said party’s “indifferent” aproach towards me led my quit from the party. He however said as of now he is yet to decide about his future.
Speaking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), the former Parliamentary Affairs minister said I had curtailed my political activities from last few years while as I was absolutely away from carrying out political activities from last three years.
He said the party’s “indifferent approach pushed me to stay away from PDP which is sucked by internal crisis. “From quite sometime the affairs within the party are not going well. The seniors within the party are being treated “indifferently” that led to my quit from the party.
“Party has nominated new constituency incharge who will now look after the affairs. I was not taken on board about the decision. I don’t think I will contribute in politics in present political scenario”, Khan said and added, “I want to keep rest now”.
Khan was considered a close confidante of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and had been Parliamentary Affairs minister in Mehbooba led PDP government. Khan was representing from Lolab constituency of north Kashmir’s Kupwara.
Khan however expressed gratitude to people of Lolab constituency. “I am grateful to my people who gave me love, respect and support in tough times”, he added.
“My workers have endorsed my decision of quitting PDP”, he said and added, “So far I have not decided about future.
On Saturday, Khan in his statement had said “I announce in no uncertain terms that in view of the current political situation, I have suspended my political activities definitively and completely. From today onwards, I have no association with my previous political party, i.e PDP, and that my statement should be considered as my resignation.”