J&K: Govt formation on track as Mehbooba meets PM

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New Delhi, March 22: The trouble in the BJP-PDP alliance appears to be fading with Mehbooba Mufti meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The meeting between the PM and the PDP chief was a highly viewed exercise in Jammu and Kashmir as the stalemate dragged on for several months with no government in place.

Mehbooba Mufti

Following the meeting, Mehbooba said that the there are still hopes for a government in Jammu and Kashmir with the BJP. She said that the meeting with the Prime Minister was positive.

The talks are back on track and both the BJP and PDP have decided to work towards a solution so that a government can be in place, sources informed OneIndia. The BJP had made it clear that it will not accept any fresh conditions from the PDP and the alliance would continue as per the terms and agreements that were set by the BJP and the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.

During the meeting with the PDP chief and the PM it was decided that the two parties would work out a solution and ensure that a government is installed at the earliest. The BJP had made it clear that the ball was in the court of the PDP. In addition to this the BJP has also assured of a financial package for Jammu and Kashmir.


The BJP says that although ideologically different, the two parties came together to set up a government in the interest of the people. While the union government was ready to assist the state with a financial package, the BJP made it clear that there can be no change in the agenda of alliance.

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