The PDP patron Mufti has indicated the decision of the Kashmir centric party to ally with the BJP but there has been no formal announcement by any of the two yet. Reportedly, the two leading parties will formally announce their alliance and the state can expect the new government in mid-February.
The two were indulged in Track two talks which are over by now and all the issues have been talked out. To frame the Common Minimum Programme(CMP), the two need to have a structured dialogue and that is expected to start soon after the Rajya Sabha Elections end on February 7. As per the reports, the two have held discussions on all the issues including the debatable issues like AFSPA and Article 370 which had been keeping the parties away from the union. Now the two parties have agreed and decided that the structured dialogue would begin soon after the Rajya Sabha Polls which are scheduled to end by February 7.