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Mehboobaa Shuffles Three IAS In Border State J&K

[Srinagar,J&K] Mehboobaa Shuffles Three IAS In Border State J&K
Mehboobaa Mufti Led Jammu and Kashmir government has Shuffled six senior officials.
, The state Cabinet which met here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti approved transfer and posting of three IAS and as many Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officers,
[1]Zubair Ahmad (KAS), Member, Service Selection Board has been transferred and posted as Director, Information, J-K Muneer-ul-Islam (KAS), Director, Information, J-K has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama in place of IAS officer
Niraj Kumar who has been transferred and posted as Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur.
IAS Officer Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.
While IAS officer Sushma Chauhan, awaiting orders of adjustment, has been transferred and posted as Director, Tourism, Jammu in place of KAS officer R K Verma who has been transferred and posted as Secretary in the Planning, Development and Monitoring Department.

Mehbooba is 1st Woman CM of (Jannat) J&K:Modi & Mamta Congratulates

[Jammu]Mehbooba is 1st Woman CM of (Jannat) J&K:Modi & Mamta Congratulates
BJP Gets More Cabinet Berths
Jammu and Kashmir got its first woman chief minister today in PDP President Mehbooba Mufti who was sworn-in here along with 22 ministers, with an increased strength for BJP in the Cabinet.
Dressed in black, 56-year-old Mehbooba took the oath of office and secrecy in Urdu followed by BJP’s Nirmal Singh, who will again be the Deputy Chief Minister in the new PDP-BJP government formed three months after the state was put under Governor’s rule following the demise of her father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
Governor N N Vohra administered the oath to 21 other Ministers.
BJP’s share increased this time in the Cabinet from six to eight berths and three Ministers of State (MoS) while
PDP has nine Cabinet Ministers instead of 11 last time.
Mehbooba’s party has got three MoS berths, same as the last time.
In the last government, BJP had a total of 11 ministers — six in Cabinet, three MoS and two with independent charge.
Sajjad Gani Lone, son of late separatist leader Abdul Gani Lone, remained in the Cabinet in the BJP quota.
PDP has dropped Altaf Bukhari and Javed Mustafa from the ministry.
Former Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Jitendra Singh were among the host of VIPs present at the function held at Raj Bhavan.
However, Congress & PDP MP Tariq Hamid Karra boycotted the ceremony.
BJP promoted Chering Dorje and Abdul Gani Kohli as Cabinet ministers. They were Ministers of State with independent charge in the Sayeed-led government.
The saffron party has Prakash Kumar and Shyam Lal Chowdhury among the new faces in the cabinet. BJP leader Sukhnandan was dropped from the list of Ministers besides Minister of State Pawan Gupta, an independent MLA from Udhampur, who has been replaced by Ajay Nanda.
Law Minister in the Sayeed’s ministry, Basharat Bukhari of PDP, took oath in Kashmiri again this year.
Mehbooba assuming office as 13th Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir is a landmark event in the history of the state and the country. She is the first woman to head the state and the second Muslim woman to become the Chief Minister of any 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.
PM Narendra Modi extended best wishes to This new govt and hoped that it will fulfil dreams and aspirations of people of the state
Chief Minister Of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee Tweeted
.”Congratulations to the new Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti,”

PDP Nods For Mehbooba’s Chief MinisterShip

[Srinagar]PDP Nodes For Mehbooba’s Chief MinisterShip
Mehbooba Mufti was today unanimously elected as PDP legislature party leader, with a senior leader saying that she is the PDP nominee for the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister’s post.
The 56-year-old PDP President was elected the leader of the legislature party at a meeting of PDP MLAs, MLCs and MPs at her residence
Mehbooba is PDP’s nominee for the Chief Minister’s post, said senior party leader Muzaffar Baig after the meeting.
Mehbooba thanked the party legislators for showing faith in her leadership and electing her as the legislature party leader.