News18 English

BJP Quits Jammu & Kashmir Govt, Ends Alliance with PDP

India | | June 19, 2018, 5:11 pm
X
1/ 6
 More than three years after they formed an uneasy coalition, the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, citing growing terror activities and radicalization in the valley making its continuance

More than three years after they formed an uneasy coalition, the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, citing growing terror activities and radicalization in the valley making its continuance "untenable". (Image: PTI)

X
2/ 6
 Announcing the party's sudden decision at a hurriedly-called press conference, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav said that Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and nine other ministers from the party have tendered their resignation to Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (Image: PTI)

Announcing the party's sudden decision at a hurriedly-called press conference, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav said that Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta and nine other ministers from the party have tendered their resignation to Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. (Image: PTI)

X
3/ 6
 The state leaders were called to the national capital for urgent consultations. (Image: PTI)

The state leaders were called to the national capital for urgent consultations. (Image: PTI)

X
4/ 6
 The move came less than a year ahead of the 2019 general elections and a couple of months after the BJP had replaced its Deputy Chief Minister in the wake of outrage over Kathua rape incident. (Image: PTI)

The move came less than a year ahead of the 2019 general elections and a couple of months after the BJP had replaced its Deputy Chief Minister in the wake of outrage over Kathua rape incident. (Image: PTI)

X
5/ 6
 It also came two days after the Centre decided not to continue with the ceasefire. (Image: PTI)

It also came two days after the Centre decided not to continue with the ceasefire. (Image: PTI)

X
6/ 6
 The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP formed a coalition more than two months after the December 2014 elections returned a hung verdict, in which the PDP got 28 seats and the BJP 25, while the National Conference with 15 and Congress managed to win 12 in a House of 89. The government came to power on March 1, 2015. (Image: PTI)

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP formed a coalition more than two months after the December 2014 elections returned a hung verdict, in which the PDP got 28 seats and the BJP 25, while the National Conference with 15 and Congress managed to win 12 in a House of 89. The government came to power on March 1, 2015. (Image: PTI)