J&K Governor calls PDP, BJP for Talks on Govt Formation


Srinagar, Dec 27: Amid and confusion and uncertainty, the Jammu and Kashmir Governor Narinder Nath Vohra has called both the BJP and PDP for discussion on government formation in the state.

Even after talks between the two political parties BJP and PDP, the suspense over the government formation continued unabated as Omar Abdullah-led National Conference reportedly offered its support to he later. However, nothing was communicated in "writing".

It can be noted that PDP is the single largest party with 28 members, while BJP is in the second place winning 25 seats in the recent assembly polls. Both the parties were looking forward to have a tie up and form the government in the state. However, both were reluctant to compromise on the chief minister's post.

On the other hand, NC extended its support to Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led party PDP. But, Omar took to Twitter to quash the report that doing the rounds in media. "Looks like the PDP is playing mind games with the BJP leaking about a letter of NC support that doesn't exist. Only a verbal offer conveyed (sic)." he posted.

"There has been no letter or any other written communication. We have conveyed an offer through an intermediary," he added, confirming that his party was not averse to supporting a PDP-led government in the state.

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