BJP leaders from JK 'summoned' to Delhi

BJP leaders from JK 'summoned' to Delhi

The leaders summoned to Delhi include MP and former state president, Jugal Kishore Sharma, National Executive Member and newly-elected MLA, DrNirmal Singh, and General Secretary, Ashok Koul.

Amid hectic deliberations on government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, the BharatiyaJanata Party’s central leadership has summoned three top leaders of its state unit to New Delhi to “convey the recent developments and settlements with regard to alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)”, Greater Kashmir has learnt.

“Apart from developments related to the alliance (on government formation), the state leaders will also be conveyed about the ‘formula’ evolved by the high command regarding the forthcoming RajyaSabha elections in the state.” a senior BJP leader, privy to the developments, said.

The leaders summoned to Delhi include MP and former state president, Jugal Kishore Sharma, National Executive Member and newly-elected MLA, DrNirmal Singh, and General Secretary (Organisation), Ashok Koul.

They will be holding a meeting with the central leaders and also suvmit the list of party’s probable candidates for the RS polls scheduled on February 7, sources said.

“A lot of issues regarding alliance vis-à-vis stable government in J&K have been settled; it is just a matter of time now for a formal announcement to be made,” the sources disclosed.

Sources said the contentious issue of rotational Chief Minister “has also been resolved.”