Former minister Abdul Gani Vakil joins People's Conference

Vakil was a minister in the Ghulam Nabi Azad-led PDP-Congress coalition government.

Published: 24th January 2019 04:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th January 2019 04:55 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: Former Congress leader Abdul Gani Vakil joined People's Conference led by Sajad Gani Lone here Thursday.

Vakil, who was a minister in the Ghulam Nabi Azad-led PDP-Congress coalition government, joined the People's Conference at Lone's residence here.

"I welcome Abdul Gani Vakil sahib in the caravan of change. His mass base and experience will be a game changer," Lone said in a tweet after the former Congress leader joined his party.

Vakil, who has unsuccessfully contested assembly elections from Rafiabad constituency of Baramulla district several times including in 2014, had resigned from Congress in 2015.

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