Jammu 26 March: Addressing media persons after a joint meeting with the governor, Mehbooba Mufti said,
“Mufti Ji had shaken hand with Prime Minister Modi Ji with the view of development in the state. I am only going to continue on the on the same agenda. There are no differences between the PDP and the BJP. It is a coalition and settling down takes time.”
She further added that prime on the agenda of the government would be Peace, reconciliation and development of Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, former Dy CM Nirmal Singh told the media persons that the BJP is supporting the PDP for government formation in the state.
“We have backed the PDP for government formation in the state. There are no differences with the PDP as such and we have submitted the letter of support to Governor,” he said.
He also said, “The BJP and the PDP will now sit together to discuss the portfolios.”
Singh, a BJP Lok Sabha member from Udhampur-Doda parliamentary seat of Jammu and Kashmir, and a minister of state in the Prime Minister’s Office, said: “The state leadership of BJP and PDP would finalise the nitty-gritty of the government formation in that state.”
Singh along with BJP’s national general secretary Ram Madhav on Friday met party legislators of Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar and discussed the government formation.