Jammu and Kashmir News
Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited Anantnag today, ahead of the by-polls. She currently represents Anantnag in the Lok Sabha.
Retaining her father’s assembly seat is the first major political challenge the Chief Minister faces after she took over the reins of power in the state on 4 April.
Under the state’s constitution of the state, she has to get elected to either house of the bicameral legislature within six months of taking over the chief minister’s post.
Mehbooba is fighting the Anantnag assembly by poll, voting for which is scheduled for 22 June.