Nobody can form govt in J&K without BJP: Amit Shah
BJP national president Amit Shah on Sunday said that nobody can form a government in Jammu and Kashmir without the support of his party.
New Delhi: BJP national president Amit Shah on Sunday said that nobody can form a government in Jammu and Kashmir without the support of his party.
Shah, while addressing the party workers here, said the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir was important for BJP as the party had never won more than 12 seats there.
"In the recent elections, we won 25 seats for the first time since the state of Jammu and Kashmir came into being.
"In Jammu and Kashmir, we could not form government due to unusual political situation is the elections, but the result shows that no government could be formed without us," he said.
In the J&K Assembly polls, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged as the single largest party with 28 seats, it gained 12 seats from last election. BJP was second largest with 25 seats, its best show till date in J-K elections.
Both the parties fell far short of the 44-seat mark required to form a government on their own in the 87-member J-K House.
National Conference and Congress, which ruled the state for the last six years, managed to win 15 and 12 seats respectively. NC had won 28 seats in the last poll while Congress 17.