Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
2014 Assembly Elections Results at a Glance
Summary of 2014 Assembly elections results: seats, votes polled and so on. No party managed to secure a majority in the 87 member house but the PDP led by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed ploughed ahead with 28 seats while the BJP secured a record 25 seats, all in the Jammu region. Read Insight Report Here
For detailed constituency-wise results go here.
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Mufti To Head 25-strong Cabinet, Modi To Attend Swearing-in On Sunday
Date: 28 February 2015
Setting the stage for the installation of a PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Friday shook hands and hugged each other, saying the coalition was like 'bringing together of North Pole and South Pole'. Sayeed, 79, will take oath as the state's Chief Minister along with 12 members each from PDP and BJP at Jammu at a ceremony to be attended by Modi. The two parties have held intense negotiations after the poll verdict resulted in a hung assembly. The coalition has been put together on the basis of a Common Minimum Programme.
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