Mehbooba Mufti accepts resignation of Vikramaditya Singh
: Peoples Democratic Party President and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today accepted the resignation of senior leader Vikramaditya Singh.
“Mehbooba Mufti as the party president has accepted his resignation from the party,” a source told KNS.
Singh had announced his resignation from the party, saying it wasn’t possible for him to continue with the PDP which “disregarded the demands and aspirations of Jammu region”.
Singh, the grandson of the last Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, had joined the PDP in presence of the late party president Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on August 2015. Meanwhile, he was also member of the state legislative council.
Singh had earlier said that he had sent his resignation to party president Mehbooba Mufti with a request to accept it immediately. I feel that it is neither morally nor ethically right for me to continue as a member of the PDP,” he had said.