Me­hbooba to Take Oath as J&K CM Today

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

PDP pres­i­dent Me­hbooba Mufti will be sworn in on Mon­day as the first Mus­lim woman CM of J&K. The 56-yearold leader will take oath of of­fice at Raj Bha­van in Jammu at 11.00 am. Me­hbooba as­sum­ing of­fice will be a land­mark event in the his­tory of J&K. She will be the first woman to head a gov­ern­ment in J&K and the sec­ond Mus­lim woman to be­come the CM of a state. Syeda An­wara Taimur was the first Mus­lim woman CM in As­sam in 1980 and con­tin­ued to hold the chair till June 30, 1981.

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