Mufti Expands His Ministry, 22 New Faces
14 January 2003
The Times of India
Jammu: The Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Ministry in Jammu and Kashmir was expanded on Tuesday with the induction of 22 new faces, including 10 cabinet ministers, raising its strength to 29. Two ministers of state from Ladakh and Kargil districts N Rigzin Zora and Haji Nissar Ali have been elevated as cabinet ministers in the keenly awaited expansion. State Governor Girish Chander Saxena administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at Raj Bhawan.