Jammu: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti was on Monday sworn in as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. Mufti, 56, was administered the oath of the office by Governor N.N Vohra. She becomes the 13th chief minister of the state, ending over three months of governor's rule.
Here is the list of BJP, PDP MLAs who took oath as minister in Mehbooba Mufti goverment:-
- BJP's Nirmal Singh becomes deputy CM of J&K
- BJP MLA Priya Sethi
- Sunil Kumar Sharma
- PDP leader Asia Naqash
- BJP leader Abdul Ghani Kohli
- PDP leader Syed Naeem Akhtar Andrabi
- Chhering Dorje
- Sajjad Lone
- Haseeb Drabu
- PDP's Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari
- BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh
- BJP MLA Bali Bhagat
- PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Lone
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.