Centre has no recent plans to remove the current Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra, top sources in the government confirmed.
“There has been no reason and planned to replace Mr Vohra. He is an able to administrator and would continue on his post until the end of his tenure in the year 2018,” said the source, this further puts an end to all speculations which aimed at Vohra being replaced with a confidant of BJP dispensation.
Vohra is respected for his administrative skills and has always actively handled J&K affairs for more than 15 years and before becoming the governor was government’s Interlocutor in Kashmir.
NN Vohra, Jammu & Kashmir Governor
The sources have also refuted assumptions that the J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti wanted Vohra to be replaced. “It is all grapevine and also untrue. Our focus is on solving he current Kashmir situation not aggravating it,” said the source, adding that the 26 MPs from various political parties other than BJP have confirmed their availability for an all-party delegation that will visit Kashmir for two days — September 4 and 5 — to help the government extend political outreach and further restore normalcy.