New Delhi, 17 June: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday took oath as a Member of 17th Lok Sabha along with Muhammad Akbar Lone and Hasnain Masoosdi.
Party President Dr Farooq Abdullah would be representing the State in the Lok Sabh for fourth term. He was first chosen for the highest house of the country in 1982, and then in 2009 and 2017. He has also been a member of Rajya Sabha twice. Party president has also been elected to the state assembly for five terms.
Party senior leader Muhammad Akbar Lone who has previously served at many key positions in the state cabinet is going to represent the state in Lok Sabha for first time. He had formerly served as the speaker of State legislative Assembly. (Retd) Justice Hasnain Masoodi also took oath as member of Lok Sabha.
It is pertinent to mention here that the party president long with other parliamentarian from Kashmir took oath in Kashmiri Language.