Senior National Conference leader and former Finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Friday blamed the incumbent PDP BJP government for the states worsening economic condition over the last three years. “The state’s economy is continuously witnessing a sharp decline ever since this government took over. Local industry has nosedived to a record low, trade is being mismanaged while agriculture has bore the brunt of this chaos,” former Finance Minister said while speaking at a public gathering in Darwan, Nowgam, Char-i-Sharief. “The state of J&K is on a clampdown when it comes to financial matters. The assertion of having revenue luxury by the governmENT.