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New Delhi, March 1 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the BJP-PDP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir was a “historic opportunity” to take the troubled state to “new heights of progress”. (Read: Sushma Swaraj to travel to Sri Lanka this week before Narendra Modi’s visit) Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Militant Attack in Parimpora District, Two Security Personnel Killed

“The PDP-BJP government is a historic opportunity to fulfil the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and take the state to new heights of progress,” Modi said in a tweet. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Arvind Kejriwal Attacks Centre For Preventing Farmers From Holding 'Peaceful' Protests

The Bharatiya Janata Party and the People’s Democratic Party formed a government in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, more than two months after elections produced a hung verdict.

“Witnessed the oath taking ceremony of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Congratulations and best wishes to him and his team,” Modi said in another tweet.