Saturday, March 26th, 2016

BJP and PDP leaders meeting governor N N Vohra, J&K government soon

Narada Desk | March 26, 2016 10:47 am Print
N N Vohra : Jammu and Kashmir , Governor

N N Vohra : Jammu and Kashmir , Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party and the BJP are meeting  Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N.Vohra to stake claim to power in the state. PDP leader, Mehbooba Mufti and Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader, Nirmal Singh has sought a meeting with the governor , “they will meet the governor here at 3.30 p.m”.

“Mehbooba Mufti will hand over a letter claiming to form an elected government as the chief ministerial candidate, while Nirmal Singh will submit support to the PDP claim”, sources said.

After a recent  meeting between BJP national general secretary, Ram Madhav and Mehbooba Mufti here, it was decided that the chief ministerial candidate and deputy chief ministerial candidate would meet Vohra , the sources added.

The PDP has 27 MLAs (It had 28 before death of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed) in the 87-member legislative assembly. An independent MLA from the Ladakh region also supports the PDP.

BJP has 25 MLAs and is supported by two MLAs of Peoples Conference headed by Sajad Lone and one independent candidate.

The state was placed under governor’s rule on January 8, a day after the then chief minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed passed away in New Delhi. (IANS)