BJP core group meets in Jammu to discuss Mehbooba’s statement

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Feb 01, 2016 11:21 IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti along with party senior Vice-President and Memberof Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh and Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister, Haseeb Drabu (R) during a party meeting at Mufti residence in Srinagar (PTI)

The core group of state BJP met in Jammu on Monday to discuss the political situation in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti asserted that her party will have to reassess whether it can continue its alliance with BJP to form government in the state.

The meeting held in Gandhi Nagar area saw participation of core group members, including former Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh, former Ministers, MPs and BJP state president, BJP sources said.

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The meeting will discuss the situation of uncertainty emerging in J&K following suspense over government formation besides the statement of Mehbooba Mufti made on Sunday they said.

After a four-hour long meeting with party leaders on Sunday , Mehbooba had said PDP will take a call on government formation as and when it is confident that Mufti Mohammed Sayeed’s vision and mission will be carried forward and implemented in letter and spirit.

“The Government of India shall have to take substantive measures towards implementation of the PDP-BJP ‘Agenda of Alliance’ in the interest of peace and stability in J-K and for this PDP needs a set timeframe to be worked out,” she had said.

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