Srinagar: Two more members of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), including a Panch have purportedly announced their disassociation from the party on social media.
According to the reports, Ghulam Rasool Sheikh, a resident of Fakeer Chek, Harda Panzu in Khansahab area of Budgam took to social media to announce his resignation from the BJP. Sheikh is also a Panch.
In Srinagar also, a BJP worker identified as Imtiyaz Ahmed Lone of Nowpora also announced disassociation from the party.
Both these persons have uploaded their photographs carrying resignation letters, local news agency KNT reported.
The fresh spate of resignation by Panchayat members comes after a number of attacks by suspected militants. Since last month, five BJP leaders have been assassinated by militants in the Valley.
According to reports, around 30 Panchayat members, leaders and workers of BJP have left the party in the last one week across Kashmir.