Govt calls APM on Feb 3

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 30: The Government has called All Party Meeting (APM) on Panchayat elections here on February 3.
Official sources said the Government wanted to evolve consensus on whether to go ahead with the Panchayat elections, at present, or not.
“Members of all recognized political parties have been invited to the All Party Meeting,” they added.
Yesterday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Abdul Rehman Veeri had announced in the Legislative Assembly that the Government would hold APM to take all political parties into confidence before taking a decision on Panchayat elections.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had earlier announced that the Government would start Panchayat elections from February 15. However, the deadline can’t be met now.