Srinagar: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legislators on Monday authorized party president Mehbooba Mufti to convey the party viewpoint on a government formation in Jammu and Kashmir to Governor N.N.Vohra.
Addressing media after a meeting of the PDP legislature party at the Gupkar Road residence of the Muftis here, senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar said: “Party MLAs today (on Monday) authorised president Mehbooba Mufti to convey its viewpoint on government formation in the state to governor, N.N.Vohra whom she is meeting tomorrow (on Tuesday).”
He did not specify whether the party lawmakers had elected her as leader of the legislature party during the meeting.
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Mehbooba Mufti is not a member of the 87-member state legislative assembly and is currently representing the Anantnag constituency in the Lok Sabha. Her late father and chief minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, represented Anantnag assembly constituency.
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