April 4:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the new state government in Jammu and Kashmir to work for aspirations of the people of the state.
Modi also congratulated Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her deputy Nirmal Singh on assuming the office.
“Congratulations and best wishes to Mehbooba Mufti, Nirmal Singh and all those who took oath today (Monday),” Modi wrote on Twitter.
“May the new government of Jammu and Kashmir leave no stone unturned in fulfilling dreams and aspirations of the people and take the state to new heights of progress,” he added.
Mehbooba, 56, was administered the oath of office along with 21 ministers by Governor N.N. Vohra in Jammu, almost three months after the state came under Governor’s Rule on January 8.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leads the state government with junior partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).