A deep cleave in the ideologies of the PDP and BJP was evident before and after they came together to form government in J&K three years ago. When the saffron party sensed Hindu-majority Jammu being slighted vis-a-vis Kashmir under its rule, bosses took the call—and the rule ended.
It has happened for the first time in J&K that a ruling party continued to speak on issues which it used to while it was in opposition, says the outgoing chief minister, adding that he sees the government, under the new Congress CM continuing smoothl
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) was formed on 28th July 1999. Full text of the founders' day speech by the Chief Minister of J&K who used the occasion to highlight the work done by his party in these six years.