Every time Governor’s Rule has been imposed in J&K, situation has worsened, alienation has grown
President of Mahila Morcha Nirmal Beragi said they would launch ‘Ujjawala Chai Abhiyan’, under which, they would meet the women beneficiary of Ujjawala scheme and hold discussions with them over a cup of tea.
Earlier in February, the Mehbooba Mufti Government had approved the withdrawal of cases registered against 9,730 people involved in stone-pelting incidents, including first-time offenders, between 2008 and 2017.
Our only aim is that terrorism should end and peace should prevail in Kashmir and our government will work keeping this in mind: Rajnath Singh
Congress members Jagabhai Baraiya and Bhanubhai Chauhan defected to the BJP and another Congress member, Hiraben Aviya, abstained from voting as he did not attend the general board meeting of the Bhavnagar district panchayat.
In a dramatic decision on Tuesday, the BJP ended its three-year partnership with Mufti’s party citing “larger national interest” and “deteriorating security situation”.
Jammu-Kashmir: PDP sources said that once J&K is under New Delhi’s direct rule, they would go on an all-out offensive. The collapse of the alliance has now left the PDP uncertain about its own future.
Late on Tuesday night, Vohra sent a report to the Union Home Ministry on the prevailing situation in the Valley and recommended Governor’s rule.
BJP break-up with PDP may be political signal ahead of 2019, could augur hardening of policy. For J&K, an opportunity lost
Mehbooba Mufti said, “I am not shocked. We didn’t do this alliance for power. This alliance had a bigger motive- unilateral ceasefire, PM’s visit to Pakistan, withdrawal of cases against 11,000 youth.”
Governor NN Vohra forwarded his report to the President of India for the imposition of Governor’s Rule under Section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, after concluding his consultations with all the major Political Parties in the state.
The Congress President’s reaction, which was reported hours after the news of the end of the alliance was announced, also contained sharp accusations for the BJP. “Incompetence, arrogance and hatred always fail,” Rahul Gandhi said.
The BJP on Tuesday quit the Mufti government, saying it has become impossible to continue in power in view of the growing radicalism and terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir.
Mehbooba Mufti said, “I am not shocked. We didn’t do this alliance for power. The BJP-PDP alliance had a bigger motive- unilateral ceasefire, PM’s visit to Pakistan, withdrawal of cases against 11,000 youth.”
With the situation in Kashmir – and the state as a whole – having deteriorated, the BJP can now claim that it could not handle things properly due to the non-cooperation of its ally.