Senior member BJP and State Publicity Secretary J&K Arun Kumar Chibber Saturday announced his resignation from the primary membership of the Narendra Modi led party.
In a brief presser, Chibber said that he is leaving the party out of his ‘self-conscience, saying that the party is no more what it used to be when he joined in 1980.
“I have been associated with BJP since 1980”, Chibber said, adding, “slowly and steadily, the party has attained growth, but we are getting dissociated with the mission we were moving with since then.”
Today BJP, he said is no more “what it used to be then”.
“I am being asked that when people are joining the party, why am I am leaving, but it is for my self-conscience”, Chibber said.
“Those joining are most welcome, but I am with a heavy heart leaving from the basic membership and disassociating myself from the party”, Chibber further said.
Pertinent to mention here, Arun Kumar Chibber is the brother of former Chairman J&K Bank R. K. Chibber.
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Driver dead, another injured as lorry rolls down into gorge
A trucker was killed and another person injured after a truck rolled down into a deep gorge near Tulbagh, one kilometre from Banihal town of J&K’s Ramban district on Wednesday.
An official that a truck, bearing registration number JK05A 8209, which was on its way from Jammu towards Srinagar fell into a deep gorge near Tulbagh around 7 pm, resulting in on spot death of the driver.
Soon after the accident, Banihal police and local volunteers launched a rescue operation and retrieved the body of the trucker, who was identified as Nazir Ahmad Sheikh (58), son of Abdul Gani Sheikh, a resident of Bandipora in north Kashmir.
The injured, identified as Naveed Ahmad son of Nazir Ahmad, also a resident of Bandipora, was shifted to Emergency Hospital Banihal.
An official said that the body is being shifted to Bandipora and that the relatives of the victims were on their way to Banihal.
3 Soldiers Injured In Shopian Gunfight
On Wednesday, three soldiers were injured, two of them critically, in an ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, reports quoted officials said.
They said that two soldiers suffered bullet injuries as soon as the gunfight started between militants and a joint team of Police and army in the Nowgam area of the district. Later, another soldier was injured in the firefight.
Quoting official sources, a news agency reported that the injured were shifted to the army’s 92 base hospital, where two remain in “critical condition.”
The encounter had ensued after Police and army launched a cordon and search operation following inputs about the presence of the militants.
As the joint team approached towards the suspected spot, the officials said, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight, they said.
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