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Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolves J&K assembly under relevant provisions

Barely minutes after former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti confirmed the grand alliance with the National Conference (NC) and the Congress, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday dissolved the state assembly under the relevant provisions in Jammu and Kashmir constitution, according to reports. Taking to Twitter, Mufti on Wednesday announced the alliance with the two mainstream political parties, saying the PDP is faxing a letter to Governor Satya Pal Malik with the support of 56 candidates in the 87-member house.

Updated : 22 November 2018, 01:22 PM