Modi's party abandons Kashmir alliance

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Omar claimed that Gupta's statement hinted at the BJP's attempts to break other parties to form a government in Jammu and Kashmir. File AP

She said her government also worked towards maintaining the integrity of the state.

"We negotiated an agenda of alliance where we ensured that the BJP scaled down".

He further accused BJP of destroying the state and said that it can not run away from its responsibilities by withdrawing out its support from the PDP. "Hence, we are withdrawing support".

Madhav also cited the lack of development in Jammu and Ladakh.

The politician continued that all the BJP ministers in the J&K government would resign adding that the party wanted governor's rule to be imposed in the state.

"It has become untenable for the BJP to continue the alliance in Jammu and Kashmir in the situation that has developed today".

Mufti said her party always believed that muscular policy won't work in Jammu and added that it can't be treated as an enemy state.

PDP Spokesman and the outgoing Works Minister said: "There was a perception that Kashmir betrays Delhi but we have proved it is Delhi which betrays Kashmir but Kashmir does not betray Delhi". We are not in talks with any other political party to form a coalition government.

We joined hands with the party ruling at the Centre with the aim that it will help in bringing out the state from its situation of turmoil. The National Confrence has 15, the Congress 12 and others 7 MLAs in the state Assembly.

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He said the BJP and PDP were clung to power though they knew the situation has turned bad. Anti-terror operations would resume in full force, Singh said on Sunday.

Influential Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari was killed by unidentified gunmen as he was leaving his office in Srinagar last week.

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti told reporters that her party believes in reconciliation while the BJP insisted on following "muscular policies" which can not bring peace to Kashmir. The PDP did not agree to it which established the point of no return.

The collapse of the government comes days after India's Ministry of Home Affairs refused to extend unilateral ceasefire announced on the eve of Ramadan.

"It was felt that without resuming operations against militants, the Amarnath yatra can not be secured". In past months there have been several outbreaks of violence.

A few of the BJP ministers were seen rallying in support of the accused in the case, while the PDP government openly condemned the incident in January this year.

Madhav said the freedom of speech, along with other fundamental rights, have come under threat in the Kashmir Valley. "We had an alliance with them just for the mandate that was given by people".

The parties had formed the coalition despite having major differences of views on issues such as the Armed Forces Special Powers Act and Article 370.

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