How a phone call ended BJP-PDP tie-up in Kashmir

BJP quits government in Jammu and Kashmir, ends alliance with PDP

#BJPdumpsPDP: J&K CM Submits Resignation

Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and Army jawan Aurangzeb were killed in separate attacks on the same day, last week. "Our belief in 2014 elections when a fractured mandate had come was to implement Agenda of Alliance by getting the north and south pole together", Mehboob Beig, PDP spokesperson, told ThePrint. "Fundamental rights of citizens are now in danger", he also said.

Over 4,000 first information reports against 14,315 stone pelters have been registered during the last three years in the state, according to this reply to the J&K legislative council on February 7, 2018.

"We are not questioning the intentions of PDP but they have failed in improving the condition of life in Kashmir", Madhav added. She wanted it to continue, whereas given the security situation in the state, the BJP was not willing to continue with ceasefire.

The Congress on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of a coalition with the Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDP), making Governor's rule look imminent in Jammu and Kashmir.

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"I have resigned from chief ministership, shook hands with BJP for the sake of serving the people", she said.

On Tuesday, India's ruling party in the centre, BJP quit the ruling coalition in occupied Kashmir where violence has worsened in recent months.

Mufti said that her party would continue to seek dialogue and reconciliation in the state. The Home Minister used to visit the Valley from time to time.

The scepticism was only strengthened after the two parties publicly took sharply divergent paths on various issues, the latest being extending conditional ceasefire beyond Ramzan and resuming anti-militancy operations in the Valley.

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The BJP leader said that the coalition was formed with an intention of restoring peace in Kashmir and encouraging fast development in all the three regions of the state including Jammu and Ladakh.

Immediately after his news conference, senior PDP minister and party's chief spokesperson Naeem Akhthar told reporters in Srinagar that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti would be submitting her resignation to Governor N N Vohra. On the border also, we took steps to contain violence by erecting 4,000 bunkers. They were planning to launch "Operation All Out II" against the militants. "The minority communities in Jammu division had been feeling threatened since the BJP had come to power but then PDP ensured that justice was delivered in cases like Kathua and kept a check on the cow vigilantes". The Home Minister (Rajnath Singh) had made several visits to the state and the central government had also appointed an interlocutor in a honest attempt to resolve issues in Kashmir. PDP has not been successful in fulfilling its promises.

This March, the PDP sacked its minister Haseeb Drabu who was a popular interlocutor between the allies. "Any political party will be concerned with this kind of situation", a top BJP leader said on the condition of anonymity.

National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah called for immediate dissolution of the state Legislative Assembly and holding of fresh elections in the state.

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