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Mehbooba re-elected PDP president

india Updated: Oct 31, 2011 21:22 IST
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Mehbooba Mufti was on Monday re-elected president of Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for three more years.

After her re-election, Mehbooba, addressing party workers here, said: "PDP is a movement which has restored dignity and honour of the people of Jammu and Kashmir."

She also said that her party has revived "people's faith in democracy and democratic institutions".

A statement issued by the party said Mehbooba recalled that "there was total chaos and confusion in the whole state and common masses were gripped with a sense of fear and insecurity when PDP was formed on July 28, 1999".

"Our party has not only created a sense of security among the people but also set an example of good governance after attaining power in 2002," she said, adding that the "biggest achievement of PDP was restoring people's faith in democracy and democratic institutions."

"After 2002, there had been improvement in the political situation and mood of the people in the state because the PDP-Congress regime, despite all its limitations, had provided a more responsive government than the state has witnessed before," she said.

Hitting out at the ruling National Conference, she said now "corruption has crossed all limits and there was no governance in the state".