Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has claimed that the said the Centre Government’s decision to link Article 35 A with Panchayat and Municipal elections, has further alienated the people. Mufti tweeted her unhappiness over the issue
The central government’s plea in Supreme Court to link decision on 35A with panchayat and urban bodies elections , was a disastrous idea, which has further alienated the people and complicated the situation on ground .
— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) September 5, 2018
The PDP leader, Mehbooba’s tweet came soon after the National Conference had decided to boycott the panchayat polls as announced at a press conference by National Conference patron and former chief Minister Farooq Abdullah.
Mehbooba hoped that a all party meet would be convened soon to decide the fate of the panchayat polls.