FLASH: Governor ends it all, dissolves Legislative Assembly
Srinagar: Amid high political drama regarding the govt formation in the State, governor Satya Pal Malik, while exercising his powers, has dissolved state Legislative Assembly, putting an end to all the efforts the political parties.
In a press statement, issued from the Governor’s Secretariat, it has been stated that The Governor, Jammu and Kashmir, Satya Pal Malik has passes an order in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by clause (b) of sub-section (2) of section 53 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir dissolving the Legislative Assembly.
Following is the text of the order:-
“By virtue of powers vested upon me in terms of Proclamation No. P-1/18 OF 2018 dated 20th June, 2018 issues under sub-section (1) of section 92 and in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by clause (b) of sub-section (2_) of section 53 of Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, I hereby dissolve the legislative assembly.”
Pertinently, PDP, with the help of Congress and National Conference had claimed a stake to form the govt, following which People’s Conference’s Sajad Lone also claimed the stake.
However, the governor ended it all by dissolving the state Legislative Assembly.