According to official sources, both leaders discussed matters concerning the State. Significantly enough the meeting comes close on the heels of series of developments related to Article 35-A.
The cold war between the BJP and its partner PDP of Ms Mahbooba vis-a-vis Article 35A has definitely brought the alliance under stress.
The meeting between the State Chief Minister and the Union Home Minister also came amid reports that the incumbent Governor N N Vohra, 81, is insisting on giving up his responsibility.
Meanwhile,The Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell has suggested to the J&K Services Selection Board (SSB) to work out a time-bound mechanism for filling up of vacancies in the government departments on the pattern of Staff Selection Commission (SSC).
Taking cognizance of scores of grievances brought into his notice regarding the lacunas in the recruitments process, Coordinator CM’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, in a communication to the Chairman SSB, has suggested a slew of measures to expedite and streamline the selections made by the Board.