Janmat - Jammu & Kashmir

UPA gets a new ally, India its youngest CM: Omar AbdullahOmar Abdullah, 38-year-old president of the National Conference, will be the country’s youngest currently serving Chief Minister.

The NC and Congress agreed to form a coalition Government in Jammu & Kashmir after a 45-minute meeting between Omar and Congress president Sonia Gandhi at 10 Janpath today.


Details of the arrangement will be worked out by an eight-member committee of four representatives from each side. The NC will have former ministers Mohammad Shafi, Abdul Raheem Rather, Ajay Sadhotra and Mian Altaf on the panel, Omar said. Congress general secretary in charge of J&K Prithviraj Chavan, state Congress president Saifuddin Soz and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad are likely to be among those representing the other side.


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