Mehbooba Mufti Biography
|Full Name||Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed|
Mehbooba Mufti Age, Biography, Husband, Children, Family, Facts
|Nickname||“Daddy’s Girl” (in Kashmir)|
|Political Party||Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party|
|Political Journey||1996: Became an MLA from Bijbehara on an Indian National Congress ticket.
1999: Became Vice-President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The same year she contested the parliamentary elections from Srinagar, where she lost to the sitting member Omar Abdullah.
2002: She again became an M.L.A. from Pahalgam, defeating Rafi Ahmed Mir.
2004: She was elected a Member of Parliament from Anantnag.
2014: She was again elected a Member of Parliament from Anantnag.
2016: On 4 April, she became the 1st woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
2018: On 19 June 2018, she resigned from the post of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir; as the BJP pulled out of the coalition with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir
|Biggest Rival||Omar Abdullah|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)|| centimeters– 161 cm
meters– 1.61 m
feet inches– 5’ 3”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Mehbooba Mufti Biography
|Date of Birth||22 May 1959|
|Age (as in 2017)||58 Years|
|Birth Place||Bijbehara, Jammu and Kashmir, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Hometown||Anantnag, J&K, India|
|College/University||The University of Kashmir|
|Educational Qualification||B.A. from the University of Kashmir
LLB from the University of Kashmir
|Debut||In 1996, when she was elected a Member of Legislative Assembly of J&K|
|Family||Father– Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (Politician)
Mother– Gulshan Ara (Politician)
Brother– Mufti Tasaduq Sayeed (Cinematographer)
|Address||Fair View Gupkar Road, Srinagar- 3, Anantnag, J&K, India|
|Hobbies||Reading, Writing, Travelling|
|Controversies|| Khalid was the brother of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani who was killed by the security forces on 8 July 2016. She said, “Militant Aur Militant Ki Family Mein Hume Farq Karna Padega, Unko Ek hi Nazar Se Nahin Dekh Sakte (We have to differentiate between militants, and their families.
• In July 2016, she again fell prey to a controversy by making a statement inside the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly; in which she quoted, “they [Kashmiri Pandits] can’t return to their original homes in the current atmosphere.” She likened their homecoming to “throwing pigeons among the cats.” Mufti drew a lot of flak from various quarters, for this erroneous “pigeon-cat” analogy.
|Boys, Affairs and More|
|Husband/Spouse||Javed Iqbal Shah (animal rights activist)|
|Marriage Date||Year 1984|
Daughters– Irtiqa Iqbal (Indian Foreign Service Officer), Iltija Iqbal (Works in Film Industry)
|Salary (as J&K Chief Minister)||₹1.80 lakh (as in 2017)|
|Net Worth||₹52 lakh (as in 2014)|