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Mehbooba Mufti's swearing-in ceremony: As it happened

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday became the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.


Mehbooba Mufti's swearing-in ceremony: As it happened

Jammu/Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday became the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

Here is all what happened at the swearing-in ceremony and who all from PDP, BJP took oath as ministers in the newly-formed J&K government:- 

- Prime Minister Narezndra Modi on Monday congratulated the newly formed government in Jammu and Kashmir.

- Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad congratulates Mehbooba Mufti for assuming the office of Chief Minister of J&K

- National anthem after swearing in ceremony of Mehbooba Mufti as the first woman CM of J&K

 

- BJP MLA Priya Sethi takes oath as a minister in Jammu and Kashmir government

- Sunil Kumar Sharma takes oath as a minister in J&K Govt 

- PDP leader Asia Naqash takes oath as a minister in J&K's PDP-BJP coalition government 

- BJP leader Abdul Ghani Kohli takes oath as a minister in J&K government 

- PDP leader Syed Naeem Akhtar Andrabi takes oath as a minister in J&K govt 

- Governor NN Vohra administers oath of Chhering Dorje as a minister in J&K 

- People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone takes oath as a minister in J&K Govt 

- Haseeb Drabu takes oath as a minister in J&K Govt 

- PDP's Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari takes oath in Koshur language as a minister in J&K Govt 

- BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh takes oath in Dogri language as a minister in J&K Govt 

- BJP MLA Bali Bhagat takes oath as a minister in J&K government

- PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Lone takes oath as Minister of state, by Governor NN Vohra 

- Nirmal Singh becomes deputy CM of Jammu and Kashmir

- Mehbooba Mufti takes oath as J&K CM

- Two new BJP MLAs to be inducted in Mehbooba Mufti's cabinet, Sham Lal Choudhary and Ajay Nanda

- J&K Governor NN Vohra inspects the arrangements at Raj Bhawan for Mehbooba Mufti's oath taking ceremony 

- Preparations underway at Raj Bhawan where Mehbooba Mufti will be taking oath as the first woman CM of J&K 

- She is expected to take oath of office at Raj Bhawan in Jammu at around 11.00 AM.

- Mehbooba Mufti will head a coalition government with BJP in the only Muslim-majority state. 

- The 56-year-old leader is the daughter of PDP founder Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. 

- Mehbooba assuming office will be a landmark event in the history of Jammu and Kashmir as well as rest of the country.

- She will be the first woman to head a government in Jammu and Kashmir and the second Muslim woman to become the Chief Minister of a state in India. 

Syeda Anwara Taimur was the first Muslim woman CM in Assam in 1980 and continued to hold the chair till June 30, 1981.

The PDP-BJP coalition, which also has Sajad Gani Lone led Peoples' Conference as a constituent, has 56 MLAs in the 87-member Assembly.

The PDP has 27 members while BJP has 25. Peoples' Conference has two MLAs while two other independents are supporting the coalition.

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