No official communication from PDP over govt. formation: Nirmal Singh

Jammu, Jan. 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that there was no official communication that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti has asked for more time to decide on government formation in the state.

“We have read in newspapers that the PDP will make an alliance with the BJP, but there is no official communication that Mehbooba Mufti has asked for more time to decide on government formation,” he told ANI.

He also expressed hope that the government would be formed soon in Jammu and Kashmir.

“The situation is now clear and hopefully some positive results will come soon,” he added.

Earlier on Sunday, Mehbooba chaired a five-hour core group meeting of the PDP to decide the future course of action over government formation.

As per reports, the PDP has authorised Mehbooba to take final decision on government formation and she would be holding deliberations with ally BJP in coming days.

The BJP has so far maintained that they have no problems with the PDP and were waiting for alliance partner’s decision on government formation. (ANI)

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