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Media Reactions on J&K's New Chief Minister
Mehbooba Mufti, president of the People's Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday 4 April 2016, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. Twenty three ministers were sworn in alongside Ms. Mufti. Read how the media reacted to her swearing in. Full article...
"In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'"
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
I am proud to be a Muslim: Mehbooba Mufti
Date: 1July 2016
Clarifying her remarks on the clergy Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on the concluding day of the Budget Session 2016-17 in the State Assembly said, "I am proud to be a Muslim. My remarks on clergy were distorted to suit a particular narrative." Clarifying her remarks on the clergy, the Chief Minister said it is the social and moral obligation of the religious scholars who issue sermons in mosques to inform and educate people about the social evils prevailing in the society.
[courtesy: Only Kashmir]
2016 News Archives
Security at Katra Reviewed
Katra, June 26: On the eve of forthcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, SSP Railways Katra Ashok Sharma KPS reviewed the Security arrangements of GRP Katra including Railways station Katra. SSP briefed the all officers/officials of GRP to remain extra vigilant in view of the security scenario of our state. Continue to Message Board