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NC revamps its media cell; Tanvir Sadiq appointed chief spokesperson

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Srinagar: National Conference Saturday revamped its media and communication cell by nominating party leader Tanvir Sadiq as the chief spokesperson of the party and in-charge of communications.

As per a party communiqué, Dr Gagan Bhagat former MLA from RS Pura and senior leader has been nominated as deputy chief spokesperson & incharge capacity building and training.

Dr Gagan Bhagat, a doctor by profession was an Assistant Surgeon in the J&K government. He resigned from his job and successfully contested in 2014 election from RS Pura. He was Chairman of the State Transport Authority. He resigned from BJP in 2017 and joined NC.

Tanvir Sadiq was the advisor to former chief minister Omar Abdullah in his government and also the party spokesperson a decade back. 

Imran Nabi Dar, who was the spokesperson Kashmir has been elevated and will be the party’s state spokesperson, and Ifra Jan, who was the additional spokeswoman, has been elevated as spokesperson Kashmir, the NC statement said.

Party’s youth leaders Zeeshan Rana and Thakur Yashu Vardhan Singh have been nominated as additional spokespersons Jammu. Besides, Mudassir Shahmiri has been nominated as deputy political secretary to the vice-president. 

The NC said that “all party structures need to understand the importance of the National Conference and function accordingly to strengthen the ongoing efforts of the party for the restoration of J&K cultural, democratic and constitutional rights”.

“Therefore a small cell for training and capacity building at the booth level has also been proposed,” it added.

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