Sources said the LG conveyed to the Home Minister that he will call all political parties to explore possibilities of forming a government in Delhi, which is under President's rule since February 17 after resignation of AAP government.
    
The Centre had on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted an LG proposal that BJP be asked to form the government.
    
The meeting lasted nearly 30 minutes, the sources said.         

Rapping the Centre and the LG over the delay, the court had said that in a democracy President's Rule cannot go on forever and questioned why the authorities failed to act expeditiously.
    
Presently, BJP, along with ally Akali Dal's lone MLA, has 29 legislators and will require the support of five more MLAs to prove majority in the assembly in its current strength of 67 if it decides to form the government.
    
The total strength of the Delhi Assembly is 70 with three vacancies which are to be filled in bye elections late next month.
    
AAP had formed the government in Delhi with the support of Congress. The government led by Kejriwal had resigned on 14 February after the party's pet project, the Janlokpal Bill, could not be passed due to opposition from BJP and Congress. President's Rule was imposed in Delhi on February 17.
    
Jung had not favoured dissolution of the Delhi assembly as recommended by the council of ministers headed by Kejriwal and kept the assembly in suspended animation.



AAP cries foul

Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has targeted Jung for dilly-dallying in government formation in the national capital, with party convenor Arvind Kejriwal even branding the Lt Governor as a BJP agent.

Kejriwal in several interviews with private TV channels has alleged that Jung is working like an agent of the BJP.

AAP leader and former journalist Ashutosh also questioned why Jung wants to hold a chat with all parties when he knows views of all of them concerned on elections.

He further questioned that why did Jung came out of his slumber after a slap on the wrist from the Supreme Court.

“Why LG wants to hold a chat with all parties when he knows views of all of them concerned on elections ?And why now when SC has criticised ?” Ashutosh tweeted on Wednesday morning.

Ashutosh claimed that elections are the only alternative left now for government formation in the capital, alleging that the BJP is running scared of elections.

“A big farce will again be played on the people of Delhi ? Elections are the only alternative and fact is BJP DOES NOT Want TO FACE PEOPLE,” said another tweet by Ashutosh.

Congress accuses Jung of helping BJP to poach MLAs

The Congress on Tuesday had slammed Jung for the delay in taking a decision on government formation in Delhi, accusing him of giving enough time to BJP to poach MLAs from other parties.

The party had also disapproved of BJP's bid to form a government in the national capital saying the latter does not have a majority in the Delhi Assembly.

"That is what we were asking for that the LG should take a decision. In order to please his masters at the Centre—Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team--he (Jung) was resorting to delaying tactics to give the BJP enough time and opportunity to poach MLAs of other parties," AICC general secretary in-charge for Delhi Shakeel Ahmed said.

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