Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah said here on Tuesday the BJP’s decision to pull out of the Mehbooba Mufti-led government did not surprise him but the timing chosen for it has.
“I was expecting this coalition to fall apart but I had expected this will happen little later in the year. I was not expecting it to happen quite so soon,” he said here.
Asked what could be the reason for the BJP’s move, he said, “I can’t speak for the BJP. It is only the BJP which can answer this question.”
He said during the past one and a half months, Jammu and Kashmir has been “marked with significant deterioration” in the situation....