Mufti Invites Manmohan, Azad to Swearing in Ceremony

KL Report

SRINAGAR

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Friday late evening met former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad at their residences and invited them to his swear in ceremony, sources said.

Mufti along with 25 cabinet members is scheduled to take oath of office on March 1 in Jammu.

PM Narendra Modi is also scheduled to attend the swearing in ceremony of Mufti.

Sources said that Mufti went to the residence of Manmohan and Azad and invited them to the function however it was not known whether both the Congress leaders accepted the invitation of their former friend or not.

Earlier, in the day the deal between PDP and BJP was finalised when Mufti met Modi.

Pertinently, PDP and BJP after hectic deliberations of more than two months have finally reached to a an agreement ‘Common Minimum Programme’ to form a coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir.

It will be the first ever coalition government with Hindu nationalist party as its partner in the Muslim majority J&K.

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