March 2016 News
Ram Madhav, Jitendra Singh To Meet BJP MLAs In Jammu24 March 2016
Jammu: BJP national general secretary and Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh will meet party legislators to review the current political situation in the state and elicit their (MLAs') opinion ahead of meeting Jammu and Kashmir Governor on Friday. BJP high command has deputed Ram Madhav to reach Jammu along with Jitendra Singh to assess the current political situation and elicit the opinion of party legislators (over the government formation), BJP sources said on Thursday. The crucial meeting will be held on Friday in which all BJP legislators and its top leadership will take part, the sources said. Governor N. N. Vohra has written to PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and BJP state president Sat Sharma to meet him on Friday (to clarify their stand on government formation). The BJP delegation will inform the Governor about the party stand on the prevailing political situation in the state. The last BJP and PDP delegations had met the Governor separately on February 2, the Governor had sought their stand on government formation. The BJP delegation again met the Governor on March 2 while Mehbooba Mufti met the Governor on March 4 over the political situation in the state. Jammu and Kashmir was placed under Governor's rule on January 8 after Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's death on January 7. On March 22 Mehbooba had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. After the 15-minute meeting at the Prime Minister's residence, 56-year-old Mehbooba told reporters it was 'very positive' and 'good' in addressing issues pertaining to the people of the state and that she was 'very satisfied'.