Srinagar Dec,17: (KNS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has recommended the Centre to impose President’s rule in the state after the expiry of six-months of Governor’s rule on December 19, officials said on Monday.
A communication from the governor’s office has been sent to the Union
Home Ministry which will be taken up by the Union cabinet before the
expiry of the governor’s rule on December 19, they said.
After the cabinet nod, the same would be signed by President Ram Nath
Kovind who will issue a proclamation which declares that the powers of the Legislature of the State shall be exercisable by or under theauthority of Parliament.
The state plunged into a political crisis in June this year after the
Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government was reduced to minority
following withdrawal of support by the 25-member BJP in the state.(KNS)