New Delhi: Jammu and kashmir will have a popular People’s Democratic party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance government. This was announced jointly by BJP President Amit Shah and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti here today after a series of deliberations between the two parties.
The new Jammu and Kashmir Government is expected to be sworn-in on March 1.
Making this announcement, the BJP president said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PDP leader Mufti Syed will now be meeting to draw a common minimum programme between partners.
Speaking on thio occasion, Ms. Mufti said that there have been alliances between the national and regional parties to form a state government in J&K in the past. She cited the example of Indira-Shaikh (Abdullah) accord and the Rajiv-Farooq accord and said this would be the first time that there will be an alliance that will meet the hopes and asprations of the people. She went on to emphasise that the PDP-BJP alliance will be committed to the national interest and also the interests of the people of Jammu and kashmir.