Earlier in the day, BJP unanimously extended support to PDP and also Mehbooba Mufti as CM candidate. The saffron party chose former Dy CM Nirmal Singh as the legislative party leader and he will be the candidate for the post in the new dispensation.
BJP national general secretary Ram Madhave said that both parties will approach the Governor together to stake claim for formation of government very soon.
Meanwhile, union minister Jitendra Singh also tried to clear the and said there was never a breakdown between two parties. Both the parties are expected sit together and work out the formation of the new cabinet. Both PDP, and BJP decided to defer their meeting with the state governor and are expected to seek a joint meeting.
The distribution of portfolios is likely to be finalized later.
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