Panthers Party gets new chief after 30 years
Party spokesman Jagdev Singh said on Monday Bhim Singh has “opted out as chairman of the Panthers Party”.
In a statement, Bhim Singh said, “I have opted out as chairman of Panthers Party and have nominated Harsh Dev Singh, leader of the legislature party and the senior-most leader to take over the chairmanship of the party.”
Harsh Dev Singh is Bhim Singh’s nephew. The Panthers Party is a state party supported mainly in pockets of Hindu-dominated areas of the Jammu region.
The party has three legislators in the J&K assembly of 87 members. Two members are from Udhampur district and one from Samba.