New Delhi: The Centre Friday said in the Lok Sabha that there was no other option left with the Governor but to recommend President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir as no party or alliance staked claim to form government and asserted that it was ready to hold assembly polls in the state.

Replyingto a discussion on the resolution on a presidential proclamation aboutimposition of President’s Rule in the state, Home Minister Rajnath Singh alsorejected claims of some opposition parties that the BJP was propping up a regionalparty to form government. The resolution was adopted by a voice vote.

Ifthe BJP wanted to indulge in horse-trading to form government, then it wouldhave done so during the six-month Governor’s Rule, he said. The Home Ministersaid the then Governor N N Vohra had sent a report in June after speaking toleaders of all major parties that none of them had expressed any intention toform a government.

TheCentral government would take no wrong or immoral action in the state, Singhasserted, saying it is ready for assembly polls but the decision has to betaken by the Election Commission. “We are totally committed to democraticprocess,” he said.