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On September 10, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)said that it was boycotting the polls as the security situation in the state was not conducive for holding these elections.
The NC and the Peoples Democratic Party have meanwhile decided to boycott the polls saying that the central government is yet to declare its stand on Article 35A.
Mehbooba urged the Governor to focus on confidence-building measures so that the State is assured of the inviolability of constitutional guarantees.
Speculation is rife in that BJP was in touch with NC to form a coalition government.
After the NC decided to boycott the ULB and panchayat polls, the PDP of Mehbooba Mufti would find it difficult to participate in the polls.
The comments from BJP state spokesperson Anil Gupta came in response to Abdullah's threat yesterday that the NC may boycott the assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
PDP on Friday too decided not to participate in the upcoming municipal and panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Militants, forces victimising each other's families highly condemnable: Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti
Mehbooba Mufti said families shouldn't become casualties and made to suffer for something they have little control over.
Mehbooba Mufti’s show of strength at the funeral of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi backfired as 12 of the party legislators stayed away.
Muzaffar Hussain Baig, party counsel will fight legal challenge to Article 35A in Supreme Court: PDP
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti held a detailed meeting with party's top leadership over the present political situation and measures needed to be taken to defend Article 35-A in the apex court.
While addressing party workers on PDP's Foundation Day in Srinagar, Mehbooba had said alliance with the saffron party was like drinking poison.
BJP considers Baig's remark was "unacceptable" and that "the BJP is against any type of lynching be it in the name of cow slaughter or honour killing".
Mehbooba claimed that she allied with the BJP as her party legislators and senior leaders told her that it would be a "disrespect" to Sayeed if she went against his decision to form the government.
The BJP pulled out of its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir last month and the state was placed under Governor's rule for the fourth time in the last one decade.
Speaking to the media, Madni said he was stepping down from the post in the larger interests of the party.