Mehbooba to be 1st woman CM of J&K on April 4
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti will be sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on April 4, 2016 a party leader said on Friday. “Mehbooba Mufti sahiba will be sworn in as Chief Minister of J-K on April 4,” said PDP leader Amitabh Mattoo.
Mattoo, who worked as an advisor to former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, expressed the hope that 56-year-old Mehbooba would usher in a new era of peace and prosperity in the region.
Meanwhile, sources in PDP and its alliance partner BJP said they have also conveyed the mutually agreed date for the swearing-in ceremony to state Governor NN Vohra. The date for the oath ceremony of the new cabinet was decided after deliberations between the leadership of both the parties, they said.