J-K to have a govt. soon, says Ram Madhav

New Delhi : Clearing mists over the speculations looming over government formation in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav on Friday said a consensus was achieved between both the alliance partners, and the state would soon have its own dispensation.

Madhav told ANI that talks between top rung of both the parties has been completed and in two to three days Jammu and Kashmir will have a government.”Mehbooba Mufti and Nirmal Singh have been talking, a consensus has been achieved and soon they will form a government. Jammu and Kashmir will be benefited by this government,” he added.

“BJP and PDP are set to form A government in Jammu and Kashmir, the preparations for which are almost done. And, I believe, in coming two to three days we will form a government. Talks between the top rung of both the parties have completed, soon we will meet the Governor and complete the process of government formation,” said Madhav.

The BJP has sought equal number of portfolios as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In the earlier Cabinet, the PDP had 11 portfolios while the BJP had seven.

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is likely to be sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on April 4.

Mehbooba, had earlier met Governor N.N. Vohra and staked claim to form the government with the support of 25 MLAs of the BJP. The PDP has 27 MLAs in the 87-member state Assembly. (ANI)