Independent legislator Engineer Rashid “advised Togadia to stop daydreaming”.
Togadia said Article 370 ‘will have to go’, demanded that Alam must be re-arrested.
Talks with Pak, ‘all concerned’ a priority, as is return of Pandits and development of both Jammu and Kashmir.
The minister said the formation of the coalition government was a happy occasion for BJP workers.
BJP leaders in J&K have started talking of having a conciliatory approach on Article 370 and AFSPA.
Speaking to the Express: Avinash Rai Khanna discusses the delay in forming a government with the PDP.
Behind PDP noise, a softening on core issues; for every BJP climbdown, a workable defence.
PDP leadership is unwilling to “both compromise or be seen as compromising” on Art. 370, AFSPA and Western Pakistan refugees.
The parties have also discussed transfer of NHPC’s projects to J-K, and initiating talks with Islamabad over Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.
He attacked Narendra Modi government, questioning its silence over promise to remove Article 370
Governor N N Vohra on Friday sent separate letters to the PDP and BJP, inviting them for discussions on forming the government.
All eyes are on the PDP to come up with its decision on government formation in the state.
He also cited the 2010 summer unrest and no progress in repealing AFSPA as a few regrets during his rule.
Jaitley accused Pakistan of working towards separating the state from India.
Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said: “Article 44 of the Constitution mandates that we should have a common civil code.”