According to insiders, the PDP is in touch with all 3 parties “at credible levels”. It has already drafted its terms of engagement to BJP.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitely, tasked by the party to oversee the government-formation talks, held meetings with JK leaders in Jammu.
J&K government formation: PDP, BJP and NC trying to win over independent MLAs; PDP and BJP may join hands
"It is not easy to say yes or no to one or the other option unless we are sure what it means," PDP's Mehbooba Mufti said.
"Expectations were hyped & twisted to such an extent that now 17 feels like a victory & 28 a defeat. Go figure!!!!!," Omar Abdullah, the caretaker Chief Minister wrote on Twitter.
Mehbooba's initial reaction hinted at the possibility that it could be days if not weeks before a government would finally be in place.
Omar Abdullah on Monday said it's a mistake to consider improved participation in the assembly elections as a plebiscite for India.
On the circuitous road from the Dal to the Shankaracharya temple that sits on a hill atop Srinagar, two cars, at some distance from each other, are parked. Inside, couples snuggle.
Participation in city’s eight seats remained in single digit in 2002 and improved in 2008. In 2014, however, new records in post-militancy were created.
BJP politician from Jammu, Singh’s political career has been as meteoric as it has been controversial.
Barring a petrol bomb attack, the polling was by and large peaceful in all the constituencies of north, south and central Kashmir.
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