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Growing Clamour For Governor's Rule In Jammu & Kashmir, Says P Chidambaram

"Glad more people have realised PDP-BJP government is a disaster."

22/04/2017 3:59 PM IST | Updated 22/04/2017 4:16 PM IST
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NEW DELHI -- Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram said on Saturday there is a growing clamour for Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir.

"Glad more people have realised PDP-BJP (Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata party) government is a disaster," Chidambaram said in his tweet.


"The honourable course for... CM of J&K (Mehbooba Mufti) is to snap the coalition with BJP and make peace with the people," he added.


"If that means a spell of Governor's rule, so be it," Chidambaram said.


The Kashmir Valley has been on the boil since the Srinagar-Budgam Lok Sabha by-election of 9 April when security forces shot dead eight protesters.

A re-poll on 13 April also saw violence including the killing of a youth in Srinagar.

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