There were rumors that the chairman of the Democratic Progressive Azad Party, Ghulam Nabi Azad, would take oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. In fact, these rumors left people extremely perplexed as nobody was ready to hear this shocking development in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir. Ghulam Nabi Azad is the chief of DPAP and he has been serving the people in the union territory for the past many decades. Recently, rumors popped up that Ghulam Nabi Azad will be appointed as Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir very soon. These rumors threw people into a frenzy and left them curious to know if the news was credible or not. Continue reading this article and make it clear if Ghulam Nabi Azad will soon be appointed as governor of J&K or not.
Will Ghulam Nabi Azad Be Appointed As Governor of J&K?
Only one person could address these rumors about him, Ghulam Nabi Azad himself. Therefore, the chairman of DPAP decided to put all the rumors to rest and make it clear that he was not supposed to be appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. The chair of DPAP clarified the rumors on Sunday, October 1, 2023, amid the circling rumors. In addition, the chief of DPAP insisted that it is not like that he is not interested in the job of Lt. governor but he just wants to serve the people of J&K.
The Democratic Progressive Azad Party chair Ghulam Nabi Azad added during a rally to clarify the rumors, “I will request people not to trust the rumour mills which are working in overdrive…. There is a fresh rumor here that Ghulam Nabi Azad is going to be the next LG. I have not come (to JK) looking for a job, I want to serve the people,” He clarified the rumors when he was observing the anniversary of his Democratic Progressive Azad Party that he formed last year after leaving Congress.
The former chief minister of J&K insisted that he was not gearing up for rehabilitation. Further, he went on to talk about several critical issues of the state. He said, “When I came here in 2005 (as chief minister), I left two prized Union ministries, Housing and Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs, to serve the people. It was not as if I was without work,” He also cited the critical issue of inflation in J&K.