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Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Birthday Special Know About Her Life…

Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Birthday Special: The credit of becoming the first woman Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir goes to Mehbooba Mufti. Mehbooba Mufti is the most powerful woman politician of Jammu and Kashmir. Amidst many veteran leaders and separatists, a woman took charge of the state and took major decisions during her tenure. Mehbooba Mufti was chosen as the new candidate of the Jammu and Kashmir People Democratic Party after her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Mehbooba Mufti took charge of the PDP and later formed the government in alliance with the BJP. Mehbooba Mufti was the Chief Minister of Kashmir from 2016 to 18. In the year 2018, Mehbooba Mufti broke the alliance with BJP. Mehbooba Mufti was an important figure in the politics of Kashmir. Today Mehbooba Mufti is celebrating her 63rd birthday. On Mehbooba Mufti’s birthday, know about her journey to become the Chief Minister, how she became a big name in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Biography of Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti was born on 22 May 1959 in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir. His father’s name was Mohammad Mufti Syed and mother is Gulshan Nazir. Mehbooba Mufti comes from a political family, her father Mohammad Mufti was the Home Minister of the country, as well as the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. In 1989, terrorists hijacked an airplane. The demand for the release of a notorious terrorist was made in exchange for the passengers. Mehbooba Mufti’s sister Rubiya was also among those passengers. It is a matter of those days, when Mohammad Mufti Syed was the Home Minister of the country.

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Political Journey of Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti started her career in politics with Congress. In the 1996 Rajya Sabha elections, he contested on a Congress ticket from the Bijbehara Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir and won. In those days, there was a government of Farooq Abdullah in Jammu and Kashmir and Mehbooba Mufti was leading the opposition in Parliament.

Later in 1999, Mehbooba Mufti contested the election of MP from Srinagar but lost to Omar Abdullah. The PDP was formed after differences with the Congress. Mehbooba Mufti resigned from Congress and became the Vice President of PDP.

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