Politics in Jammu and Kashmir saw a dramatic turn of events on Wednesday. Governor Satya Pal Malik has dissolved the state Assembly after Sajjad Lone staked claim to form govt with support of BJP and 18 other MLAs.
Sajjad Lone has written to Governor Satyapal Malik formally staking claim to form the government. This comes after a third front comprising of PDP-Congress and National Conference has emerged.
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti has written to Governor Satya Pal Malik seeking time to meet him to stake claim to form the government. She shared her letter on Twitter.
PDP leader Altaf Bukhari earlier in the day announced the coming together of this third front.