Sajad Lone rushes to Jammu to be sworn in as minister

Jammu, March 1: Sajad Gani Lone, former separatist leader and chief of the Peoples Conference, rushed to Jammu to join the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir as a cabinet minister Sunday, a source said.

"He received a call from the senior BJP leadership at the centre to reach to Jammu," a source close to Lone told IANS on phone from Srinagar.

[Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to be sworn in as J&K CM today; PM Modi to attend]


The source added Lone had flown back to Srinagar a day before, but decided to rush back to Jammu late Saturday by road.


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