Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav, who is also its Jammu and Kashmir affairs in charge, will hold talks with party legislators here on Friday over possible government formation with the PDP in the state.
BJP sources said that union Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh will also attend the meeting that will come a day after PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s similar talks with her party legislators.
The sources said that Jitendra Singh and Madhav, BJP’s national general secretary, will arrive here on Friday. After the talks with lawmakers, state BJP president Sat Pal Sharma is scheduled to meet Governor N.N. Vohra.
“The BJP high command has deputed Jitendra Singh and Ram Madhav to meet the BJP legislators and senior leaders to discuss government formation in the state after Mehbooba expressed satisfaction on her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” a senior BJP leader said.
“The political situation in the state would be discussed at the meeting,” the leader said.
Governor Vohra has called the PDP president and the BJP president for separate meetings with him here on Friday to discuss government formation in the state, Raj Bhawan sources said.
Jammu and Kashmir has been without an elected government since January 8, a day after Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away in a Delhi hospital.
Vohra has been running the state administration with the help of advisors for the last over two months.