Observing Abdullah's inefficiency to tackle the tensed circumstances, demand for Abdullah's resignation was raised from many people including several political parties.
He himself also threatened to quit from his post on Sep 13.
However, on Sep 14, he closed all speculation by saying, "I am not going to plunge the state into a bigger crisis by leaving it headless at this stage."
Jammu Kashmir has been witnessing one of its worst condition when violence spreaded in the entire valley following a rumour that the Quran was burnt in US.
Though Curfew has been imposed in entire Jammu Kashmir, still 17 people were dead and 45 were injured during several clashes in the region from Sep 13.