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Srinagar. The INDIA alliance seems to be breaking in Jammu and Kashmir. Omar Abdullah of the alliance ally National Conference has announced to contest the elections alone on three seats of Kashmir Valley. Mehbooba Mufti, president of the alliance's other ally PDP, has expressed objection to this announcement.

The National Conference led by Farooq Abdullah has been giving different signals for the last few months. After the news of National Conference meeting with NDA a few weeks ago, now the unilateral decision to contest elections on all three Lok Sabha seats of Kashmir has raised the ears of other allies of INDIA alliance.

People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has expressed anger over Omar Abdullah's announcement. Taking aim at the National Conference, he said that the secret declaration has been made a joke. Let us tell you that the Gupkar manifesto is an alliance of five political parties, which is demanding restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Addressing a press conference at the party office, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti said that the decision of the National Conference is disappointing and a blow to the hopes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. On the question of breaking of the alliance due to this decision, Mehbooba Mufti said that you can see who has broken the alliance. We did not break. This was a unique alliance, it is disappointing to see it break. They have turned PAGD into a joke.

Mehbooba said that because of National Conference we fought the DDC elections together. Many leaders could not contest the elections so they left our party. Yet we remained together for a greater purpose. He said, I never thought that we would fight among ourselves. But the decision of the National Conference has changed the goal post itself. He also said that PDP is still a part of the INDIA alliance.