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NC-Congress-PDP likely to form govt in J&K, reports suggest

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Srinagar: The regional parties of Jammu and Kashmir including National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party and Congress are likely to form next government in the state, suggests a TV report published by NDTV.

A report published by NDTV on Wednesday said: “Talks between the three parties are at an advanced stage, in order to stymie the BJP’s attempts to take power after engineering defections.”

The report also claimed that the Congress leadership has “approved a grand alliance with Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP and Omar Abdullah’s National Conference to checkmate the BJP in the state where six-month central rule ends next month.”

“An announcement is expected today or tomorrow,” it claimed.

Meanwhile, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad confirmed that talks were going on among the three parties over government formation in the state.

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