Bharatiya Janata Party said on Wednesday that National Conference (NC), Congress and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are coming together to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir on the “directions of Pakistan”.
The BJP said the coming together of these parties to form the government “will be sheer injustice and discrimination with the people of Jammu and Ladakh regions”.
Meetings were held at Dubai and London a few days back during which NC, Congress and PDP decided to come together and form government in Jammu and Kashmir,” BJP senior leader and former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta said in a hurriedly-called press conference at the party headquarters. The BJP leader, however, did not say who participated in these meetings.
“You will come to know shortly as things will unfold very soon,” he said.
He said, “NC, Congress and PDP have realised that they have lost their ground, especially after the recently held Urban Local Bodies (ULB) elections, and therefore, they are looking for their survival,” Kavinder said and added “on the directions of Pakistan all these parties decided to come together just to keep BJP away”.
“NC and PDP decided to boycott local body elections on the directions of Pakistan and separatists and now they are coming together again on the directions of Pakistan,” Kavinder said. He said that the “BJP-led group”, with its 25 members, two of Sajjad Lone’s People’s Conference (PC) and independent MLA Pawan Gupta from Udhampur, is the largest group in the state Assembly.
“A handful of MLAs from other parties are also in our touch,” “Kavinder said.