I have no political agenda, says J&K governor

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik has said that he has no political agenda to pursue and was working strictly within the ambit of the Constitution and not trying to encroach upon the political space of Jammu and Kashmir.

While briefing a press organised on the occasion of his five-month completion in the office said, “I am not here to make political parties happy. Having said that, I have good relations with all of them.”

He asserted that “I am here to give an impetus to the developmental works and address genuine grievances of people. I am working well within the ambit of the state constitution.”

He said that he was in J&K not to make the political parties happy but to accelerate development of the state and remove genuine grievances of the common people.

He was interacting with the media persons, was replying to a question on the issue of former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti having accused him of encroaching upon the political space.