Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has dissolved the state assembly on Wednesday. After two leaders, Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference leader Sajad Lone and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti staked claim to form government in the state, Satyapal Malik took the step.
Sajad Lone stated, his party has the support of 26 BJP legislators and 18 others, reaching majority mark of 44, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti said, she has the support of the Congress and the National Conference totaling to 56 MLAs.
Mufti has tweeted a letter that she has been trying to send to Governor Satya Pal Malik, which states that since she is not in Jammu currently, she will soon be meeting him to stake the claim for forming the government in the state.
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) November 21, 2018