Jammu, February 23: The process of government formation in the state has once again been halted and this time the reason is the ongoing Jat stir for reservation in Haryana.
Confirmed reports say that Mehbooba’s visit to Delhi planned for Monday was cancelled owing to severe water crisis and muddled political atmosphere there. Pertinently, Mehbooba was visiting to attend the Parliament session beginning today. The visit was already linked to putting in place, the broken pieces together for the formation of the new PDP- BJP government under her.
Though the sources has sensed some political speculations attributed to the postponement of the visit but PDP spokesperson has clearly said that the visit was postponed because of hygiene issues.
Mehbooba’s tickets were booked with a Jet Airways flight from Srinagar to Delhi for Monday afternoon but the plan was changed pertaining to the fact that there is a acute scarcity of water in Delhi and particularly in the JK House area in Chankayapuri, said the spokesperson.
Sources said that Mehbooba’s meeting with BJP high command was also scheduled during her Delhi visit where Mehbooba was going to discuss modalities of the new government with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.