Former faculty member of Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu and contested Independent candidate from Jammu West assembly constituency in 2014 assembly elections, Dr Anil Kumar Dhar has joined Congress party in a simple function in presence of party National General Secretary Ambika Soni JKPCC President Ghulam Ahmad Mir and other senior party leaders.
While welcoming the Dr Dhar in the party fold, Mir said, “Intellectuals joining Congress party would give strength to the party and boost the morale of Congress workers. Congress party is the only uniting force in the country as the people of the nation have always approved the policies and programmes of Congress and its leadership headed by Sonia Gandhi.
While speaking to the media, Dr Dhar said that it was a very emotional moment for him as he was joining the party that spearheaded India’s freedom struggle and guided India to its present important positioned in the world. He said that he would work whole heartedly to strengthen the party in the region and appreciated the efforts of Congress National President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Ambika Soni and JK PCC Chief G A Mir including other senior leaders in strengthening party’s roots in Jammu and Kashmir State as well as in the country.