People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met Governor N N Vohra on Friday night.
Police have cordoned off the entire area, and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.
NC formally offered support to PDP in a letter to N N Vohra for forming a govt that could break the logjam of over three weeks.
NC is ready to join hands with PDP if the latter talks about the state’s welfare.
He added that the two regions have been the worst victims of discrimination at the hands of successive govt.
Legislators have switched off phones to avoid the media but are speaking out at party meetings.
PDP with 28 is followed by BJP with 25 and if Sajad Lone’s two seats are added, they together number 55.
The losers included Deputy CM Tara Chand, who was defeated from the Chhamb (SC) seat.
Sonia Gandhi earlier said that NC did not allow implementation of UPA’s people-friendly programmes.
Addressing an election rally of nearly 50,000 people at Sports Stadium here, Modi said enough hollow promises have made to the people.
BJP leader Ram Saroop Sharma and NC’s Kali Dass Verma joined Congress.
The victims were attacked when they were returning home after attending a meeting of BJP candidate, Ashwani Kumar.
Five sitting Jammu & Kashmir MLAs are seeking at least a fifth victory, including two who have had unbroken runs. Basharaat Masood reports
NC has accused PM Modi for making ‘wild, unsubstantiated and defamatory accusations’ against the party during his recent election rallies in the state.
The National Conference released its election manifesto at the party headquarters on Wednesday, a day after the first phase of Assembly polls in the state. Excerpts: