MLAs left guessing

MLAs left guessing
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The dissolution of Assembly in Jammu and Kashmir has left the MLAs, who till yesterday were looking for opportunities, high and dry. They have once again been left with an uphill task to contest the elections and win these. For time being political discourse in Jammu and Kashmir is over. The dissolution of the Assembly has also aborted the process of having a Third Front at place which could have emerged as an alternative for National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party.
Now the PDP leaders who had raised the banner of revolt against the party are free to go anywhere and join hands with the “like minded” people and contest the Assembly elections collectively.
National Conference, Congress and Peoples Democratic Party joining hands to form a grand alliance has sent a message to BJP that whenever the next Assembly elections are held in J&K these parties can come together and upset its plan of ruling the state. Political equations have changed rapidly. NC by extending support to its political foe PDP has helped the former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as she was finding it hard to keep her flock together. She had no idea about who is with her and who is against her. For her the picture has become clear.
Chairman of Peoples Conference, Sajad Gani Lone, who in his letter to the Governor Satya Pal Malik had claimed that he has got the support of 18 PDP rebels, has got a chance of emerging as yet another political force in Kashmir. But he won’t get the government in platter now. He would have to work hard. Similarly the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti has to regain her lost ground as entering into an alliance with BJP proved counterproductive for her.