Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, founder-patron of PPD, flew in here this evening to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday which will be final step in his return as the state's Chief Minister at the head of the coalition that will mark the first time ever for the BJP to be in power in the sensitive state.
Sayeed said on his arrival that a CMP on which there has been a consensus has been made and now he will be meeting the Prime Minister on Friday.

Refusing to talk about the understanding on contentious issues like Article 370 which gives special status to the state, he said, "I won't talk on the (CMP) will come in black and white and the entire public of the country will see what we are doing."
It is expected that Sayeed will invite Modi for the swearing-in function in Jammu.

The first formal announcement of a PDP-BJP alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir was made by PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and BJP President Amit Shah who met here to give final touches to the Common Minimum Programme (CMP).

After the 45-minute-long meeting between Mehbooba and Shah at the latter's residence here, both the party chiefs appeared before the media and made the announcement about the formation of the "popular" alliance government in the state.

"After several round of talks on different issues, there is near consensus on a CMP and very soon the people of J-K will have a popular alliance government of PDP and BJP," Shah said.
He said that the date and time of the government formation will be announced after Modi meets Sayeed.
"The meeting will be held shortly," he said, adding that both the parties will release the contents of the CMP thereafter.

"But I am happy that all obstacles in government formation have almost been removed," he said.
Terming the CMP as an "agenda for alliance", she said the coalition was not for "power sharing" but about winning the hearts and minds of the people in the state.
She termed her alliance different from other alliances of the past and said that "for the first time, the interests of the people of the state as well as national interest has been kept in mind".
The alliance provides an opportunity to end "alienation" of the people of the state from the rest of the country by giving them a development-oriented and corruption-free administration.

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