As the state was in mourning following the demise of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Mehbooba was reluctant to be sworn-in at least till the fourth day of the mourning, allies PDP and BJP held discussions on the way forward.
    
Raj Bhavan sources said the Governor has written to Mehbooba and state BJP chief Sat Pal Sharma seeking their formal stand on the new government formation.
   
 "Besides being in touch with the leadership of the coalition government partners, Governor N N Vohra has also addressed letters by fax to Mehbooba Mufti, President PDP and Sat Pal Sharma, President BJP, to urgently inform him about their respective positions regarding formation of the new Government", a Rajbhawan spokesman said.
    
Yesterday, a delegation of PDP met the Governor and gave a letter which said all the 28 MLAs backed Mehbooba for the Chief Ministership.

In view of the flux in the situation, there is a possibility that the state may come under a brief spell of President's Rule.

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