January 19, 1990: The bright sunny afternoon Jagmohan landed in Jammu. Rest is history

IK Gujaral rang up Jagmohan in the middle of the night asking him to reach Home Minister Mufti’s residence for an urgent meeting on Kashmir. In Jammu, Farooq rushed to the Raj Bhawan tendering his resignation to an already upset Governor. The next morning, Gen Krishna Rao demitted office without meeting his successor. While all this palace action was taking place in Jammu, Kashmir was bracing up for a deadly night ahead