NEW DELHI — In a major political development on Tuesday, the ruling BJP has ended its alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir as annonced by Ram Madhav, BJP General Secretary. The dicision has been taken in a meeting chaired by BJP president Amit Shah here.
Following the pullout, BJP has sent a letter to J&K Governor, NN Vohra expressing their decision.
Ram Madhav said: “After discussing with everyone, we’ve decided to call off the alliance. For the last three years, BJP has tried its best to work with the PDP to ensure that there was security and development in Jammu and Kashmir.”
He said that it was no longer possible for the BJP to continue its alliance with PDP.
BJP Chief Amit Shah held a meeting on Tuesday with party cabinet ministers, various office bearers and incharges of Jammu and Kashmir to discuss the political situation in the state.
Ram Madhav also reportedly said that in order to bring control over the situation prevailing in the state we have decided that the reins of power in the state be handed over to the Governor.
Reacting to the news, Omar Abdullah tweeted: “And so it has come to pass.”