No question of joining PDP in govt formation: Congress leaders

No question of joining PDP in govt formation: Congress leaders
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SRINAGAR: There was no question of joining Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or any other party to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir, senior Congress leaders said here on Tuesday.

A meeting to review yearly performance of Congress was held in Srinagar on Tuesday. The meeting was attended among others by former union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, incharge J&K Ambika Soni, Pradesh Congress Committee president G A Mir, former minister, present and former legislators and other senior leaders.

Azad told reporters that there is no question of any alliance with PDP to form the government.

Ambika Soni said this was the first meeting of senior party leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to review the party performance in the past and new strategy.

“We would like to hear from the state leaders the ground situation in the Jammu and Kashmir,” she said adding, “We will go to people with our agenda. It is yearly meeting to review the party strategy.”

Mir told reporters before the start of the meeting that it was the responsibility of the PDP and BJP to provide alternative government to the people in the state.

This was the first meeting of Congress after the collapse of PDP-led coalition government following pulling out of BJP last month.