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NC-PDP drop bonhomie plan
‘Chalo ek bar phir sae ajnabi banjaye hum donu’
10/25/2018 11:14:16 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Oct 25: The two arch-rivals in Jammu and Kashmir's political landscape, National Conference and the PDP, seem to have dropped the idea of bonhomie between them.
Earlier, it looked like the alliance was on the cards. However, at present the parties have decided that they could not tread the treacherous path together and hence have decided to function separately.
As per the reports, the middle rung leadership of both the NC as well as the PDP was in favour of the alliance and wanted a bonhomie and a joint platform against the emergence of the BJP in the state.
However, as per the sources privy to the development, the chiefs of both the parties weren't ready to go for such a major decision and were against any such idea that could have ensured the bonhomie between the NC and PDP. "The higher leadership didn't agree to join hands and hence the situation got bad to worse. We will now be functioning separately, and God knows what will be the outcome of the process," says a functionary of NC in Srinagar.
On the other hand, the PDP leadership too has been asked by its chief not to dream of any NC-PDP alliance in the state as the voters of both the parties are different and would never come under a single platform.
In September, senior NC leader Mian Altaf had stated that the suggestion of NC and PDP joining hands for a joint fight on Article 35-A and against rise of communal forces in Jammu and Kashmir made by PDP senior leader and former finance minister Altaf Bukhari is a welcome move.
Prior to this, Bukhari had made an open offer, advocating that NC and PDP should join hands for greater common good of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Bukhari made a similar statement on September 12 this year. "In the interest of state and its people in particular, PDP will not shy away from fighting any nefarious designs jointly with NC and other regional political forces for safeguarding the special constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir," Bukhari had stated.
Pertinently, soon after the fragmented mandate of the 2014 election in which no party in the state had enough numbers to form the government of its own, NC's vice president and former chief minister Omar Abdullah made an open offer to the PDP in a live TV interview ,offering it an unconditional support to form the government and keep BJP at bay.
Omar at that time substantiated his offer by the political development in Bihar in which Nitesh Kumar and Lalu Yadav had joined hands against the BJP. "If Nitesh and Lalu can do it in Bihar, why can’t we do it in Kashmir," Omar had said in the interview. However, at that time, the PDP rejected the offer, stating that the party got votes to keep NC away from power and joining hands with it would be tantamount to treason with its voters and supporters.
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