Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti has resigned as the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister to Governor NN Vohra. Mehbooba is the daughter of former J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. She will address the media at 5 pm.
We have submitted our resignation to J&K Governor and Chief Minister, and we are out of the alliance,” announces BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta.
“The BJP pulls out of alliance government with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir,” announces BJP general secretary Ram Madhav. He adds: “It has become untenable for BJP to continue in the alliance government in the J&K”. The BJP favours governor’s rule in J&K, says Madhav.