Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolved the state Assembly on Wednesday as both PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and People’s Conference leader Sajad Lone staked claim to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Governor dissolved the Assembly minutes after former CM Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter staking claim to form the government with an alliance with the Congress and National Conference (NC). The tweeted the letter saying that the letter was not received at the Raj Bhawan.
Taking to her Twitter handle Mehbooba said, “Have been trying to send this letter to Rajbhavan. Strangely the fax is not received. Tried to contact HE Governor on phone. Not available. Hope you see it @jandkgovernor.”
Mufti, whose party has 29 MLAs, has written to Governor S P Malik claiming support of 15 MLAs of NC and 12 of Congress in the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly.
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