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Mehbooba Mufti Mehbooba Mufti DOB: 22nd May, 1959

Mehbooba Mufti is an Indian politician and former chief minister of Indian Occupied Kashmir (4th April 2016-19th June 2018). Mehbooba is the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and India's second Muslim woman chief minister after Syeda Anwara Taimur of Assam. She is the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mehbooba suppoted the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2016 but however she resigned on 19th June,2018 after BJP withdrew support from the coalition government. Mehbooba Mufti was a member of Indian parliament representing Anantnag in the 16th Lok Sabha. She had also represented Anantnag in the 14th Lok Sabha. Her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was appointed as India's home minister in 1989 and was released after a few days in exchange for some terrorists. In 1996 state assembly elections, Mehbooba Mufti was one of the popular elected members from Bijbehra on INC ticket. Mehbooba Mufti contested in the parliamentary elections in 1999 from Srinagar and she lost to the sitting member Omar Abdullah. She won her Pahalgam seat from South Kashmir, when assembly elections were held again in 2002.

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Won't fight any election till suspension of Article 370 revoked in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Dec 07, 2021, 03:48 PM IST

Gandhi's India is becoming Godse's India, said Mehbooba Mufti while addressing the press in Delhi.

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Mehbooba Mufti's brother to appear before Enforcement Directorate in money laundering case today

India | Nov 18, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

The investigation, officials said, pertains to some funds allegedly received by Tassaduq Hussain in his accounts from some Kashmir-based businesses.

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PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti not placed under house arrest in Srinagar, says senior J&K cop

India | Nov 17, 2021, 11:39 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti was on the way to Press Colony in Srinagar to participate in a protest but the police did now allow her to move towards the site due to security reasons. She is not under house arrest, a senior J&K police official said.

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Mehbooba Mufti's brother summoned for questioning by ED in money laundering case

India | Nov 17, 2021, 09:39 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti, who has herself been questioned by the ED in the past in connection with another money laundering case, said that she has been protesting against the killing of innocent civilians in the outskirts of Srinagar.

Won't allow Mehbooba’s 'hate politics' to succeed: J&K

Won't allow Mehbooba’s 'hate politics' to succeed: J&K BJP chief Ravinder Raina

India | Nov 13, 2021, 07:03 PM IST

Reacting to the statement of the former chief minister accusing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "hijacking Hindutva and Hinduism", the BJP leader said “everyone knows the politics of Mehbooba, her ideology, tricks and deeds”.

Sanatan Dharma teaches inclusivity, BJP antithesis to that:

Nothing wrong in comparing political parties with those killing people in name of religion: Mehbooba

India | Nov 13, 2021, 03:08 PM IST

She accused the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of hijacking "Hindutva and Hinduism" and said Sanatan Dharma does not teach communalism.  

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PDP claims Mehbooba Mufti placed under house arrest

India | Nov 01, 2021, 05:34 PM IST

Mehbooba was put under house arrest at her Fairview residence in Gupkar locality of the city here and not allowed to move out, a PDP leader claimed.

India vs Pakistan T20 match: Mehbooba Mufti writes to PM on

India vs Pakistan T20 match: Mehbooba Mufti writes to PM on arrests of Kashmiri students in Agra

India | Oct 30, 2021, 04:56 PM IST

The students were booked under the Act that dates back to the British era allegedly for posting a WhatsApp status praising Pakistan players after the team’s victory against India in a T20 cricket match on October 24.

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Why such anger against Kashmiris for celebrating Pak's win, asks Mehbooba Mufti

India | Oct 25, 2021, 08:24 PM IST

Taking to Twitter, Mehbooba Mufti wrote, "Why such anger against Kashmiris for celebrating Pak’s win? Some are even chanting murderous slogans- desh ke gadaaron ko goli maaro/calling to shoot traitors. One hasn't forgotten how many celebrated by distributing sweets when J&K was dismembered & stripped of special status."

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Repression GOI's only method to deal with J&K situation: Mehbooba slams CDS Rawat's remarks on curbs

India | Oct 24, 2021, 01:25 PM IST

“Even after turning Kashmir into an open air prison, Bipin Rawat's statement comes as no surprise because repression is GOIs only method to deal with the situation in J&K," Mehbooba Mufti said. 

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BJP's policies have taken Jammu and Kashmir back by decades: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Oct 21, 2021, 03:46 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti made the remarks in response to photographs and videos on social media in which security forces are seen frisking women and minors during surprise checking in Lal Chowk.

Aryan Khan being targeted just for his surname: Mehbooba Mufti

'Agencies after Aryan because his surname is Khan': Mehbooba on NCB's action against Shah Rukh's son

India | Oct 11, 2021, 08:29 PM IST

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday alleged that Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was being targeted by the central agencies just due to his surname, claiming that Muslims are targeted to please the core vote bank of the BJP.

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Centre using 'muscular policy' to reap political dividends: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Oct 09, 2021, 08:47 PM IST

Mehbooba Mufti claimed that she has been placed under house arrest to prevent her from visiting family of a Muslim man who was shot dead by CRPF personnel in Anantnag district on Thursday.

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Centre responsible for worsening situation in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Oct 08, 2021, 05:43 PM IST

On Thursday, principal Supinder Kaur and teacher Deepak Chand were shot dead at point-blank range inside a government school in the city.

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Centre disrespecting majority sentiment with closure of mosques: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Oct 02, 2021, 08:25 PM IST

Mehbooba was reacting to the continuous closure of a few mosques and shrines in Srinagar city, including Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta here, for the past few weeks in the wake of a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Mehbooba Mufti prevented from visiting J&K's Tral town

Mehbooba Mufti prevented from visiting J&K's Tral town

India | Sep 29, 2021, 11:51 AM IST

Earlier in her tweet, Mufti had alleged that soldiers from an army camp had ransacked civilian homes and beaten up civilians in Tral in South Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Leaders like, Nehru, Vajpayee had vision for J&K but this

'Sardars are now Khalistani, we are Pakistani, only BJP is Hindustani': Mehbooba's jibe at Centre

India | Sep 21, 2021, 05:07 PM IST

In a controversial statement, Mehbooba Mufti said, "Those in Delhi are using J&K as a laboratory and are experimenting here. Leaders like, Nehru, Vajpayee had vision for J&K but this govt creates a divide between Hindu and Muslims. Sardars are now Khalistani, we are Pakistani, only BJP is Hindustani..."

PDP to fight upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and

PDP to fight upcoming assembly elections in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Sep 19, 2021, 09:29 PM IST

Mehbooba has made it clear time and again that she herself is not going to fight the assembly elections as her objective is to seek restoration of Article 370 of the Constitution which was abrogated by the BJP-led government in August 2019.

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BJP uses Taliban, Afghanistan, Pakistan to garner votes: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Sep 19, 2021, 08:15 PM IST

Mehbooba reached Jammu late on Saturday after a five-day tour of Poonch and Rajouri districts, facing a small protest by a group of Rashtriya Bajrang Dal activists whose attempt to stop her cavalcade near Dogra chowk in the city was foiled by police.

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Article 370, 35A will be restored in Jammu and Kashmir in future: Mehbooba Mufti

India | Sep 17, 2021, 09:14 PM IST

"We all need to unite because they want to divide us. There is so much corruption in Jammu and Kashmir government now....," Mufti said.

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