Mehbooba Mufti Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Daughter, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More

Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti is renowned Indian politician of Jammu & Kashmir People’s Democratic Party. Mehbooba Mufti is the 9th Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir. She was the first woman to be the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir. Also, she is the president of PDP and member of Parliament. Check more details below about Mehbooba Mufti Wiki, Age, Caste, Husband, Daughter, Family, Net Worth, Biography & More.

Wiki/Biography

Mehbooba Mufti was born on 22nd May, 1959 (Age 62 years; As of 2021) in village Akhran Nowpora district Bijbehara, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Her full name is Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed. Her famous nickname is “Daddy’s Girl” in Kashmir. Her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her religion is Islam. Her caste is Sunni Syed. Her nationality is Indian. Her profession is Politician.

Education/Qualification

Mehbooba Mufti did his schooling from local school of Jammu Kashmir. Thereafter he completed graduation in English literature BA from government college for women in Jammu and also completed LLB law degree from University of Kashmir.

Mehbooba Mufti

In 1989, Mehbooba Mufti was shifted to New Delhi and joined work in Bombay Mercantile Bank and after worked with East West Airlines.

Physical Appearance

Mehbooba Mufti

Height: 5′ 3″ inch

Weight: 60 Kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Skin Colour: Fair

Family, Husband & Daughter

Mehbooba Mufti was born into political family background. His father Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Jammu & Kashmir politician

Mehbooba Mufti with father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

Mehbooba Mufti with father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed

and his mother Gulshan Ara, also politician.

Mehbooba Mufti With Her Mother

Mehbooba Mufti With Her Mother

She has four siblings Rubaiyya Sayeed,

Mehbooba Mufti Sister Rubaiyya Sayeed

Mehbooba Mufti Sister Rubaiyya Sayeed

Mufti Tasaduq Sayeed,

Mehbooba Mufti With Her Brother

Mehbooba Mufti with Her Brother

Tassaduq Hussain, and Mehmooda Sayeed. In 1984, she is married to Javed Iqbal Shah, political analyst and animal rights activist. Mehbooba Mufti get divorced in 1987 from his husband.

Mehbooba Mufti ex-husband Javed Iqbal Shah

Mehbooba Mufti ex-husband Javed Iqbal Shah

She has two daughters, Iltija and Irtiqa. Mehbooba Mufti is living happy with her two daughters.

Mehbooba Mufti daughter Irtiqa Iqbal

Mehbooba Mufti daughter Irtiqa Iqbal

Mehbooba Mufti daughter Iltija Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti daughter Iltija Mufti

Political Career

She started her political career in 1996 when he elected for state assembly and she became one of the most popular from Bijbehara on Congress ticket and became and MLA. Mehbooba Mufti is in the opposition of Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah in assembly elections.

Mehbooba Mufti

In 1999, she became the Vice-President of PDP, resigned from assembly elections seat and contest in the parliamentary elections from Srinagar and defeated by Omar Abdullah. In 2002, she contest in assembly elections and won Pahalgam MLA seat in state assembly from South Kashmir and defeated Rafi Ahmed Mir.

Mehbooba Mufti with Rajnath Singh

Mehbooba Mufti with Rajnath Singh

She was elected to Lok Sabha assembly state MP elections from Anantnag seat in 2004 and 2014. She was contested in 2014 lok sabha elections and defeated Mirza Mehboob Beg. In 2016, after the death of her father, she formed coalition government with BJP-PDP government in Jammu & Kashmir.

Mehbooba Mufti with Omar Abdullah

Mehbooba Mufti with Omar Abdullah

On 4th April 2016, Mehbooba Mufti became the first woman took oath as Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir.

Mehbooba Mufti take oath as Chief Minister

Mehbooba Mufti take oath as Chief Minister

On 25 June 2016, she won assembly election from Anantnag with highest margin.

On 19th June 2018, she resigned as Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir because disputed between the BJP-PDP coalition government and she said “the muscular policy will not work in Jammu & Kashmir”. In 2019, she contested again from Anantnag in Lok Sabha elections and defeated by Hasnain Masoodi of National Conference.

Mehbooba Mufti with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Mehbooba Mufti with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

On 22 February 2021, she was re-elected as the President of People’s Democratic Party.

Controversies

  • In 2016, she faced a controversy when she decided to approve compensation for Khalid Muzaffar Wani’s family. Khalid was the brother of slain Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani who killed by security forces on 8th July, 2016. Mufi Mohammed said, “Militant aur militant ki family mein hume farq karna padega, unko ek hi nazar se nahin dekh sakte”. Her statement in media was condemned by many political parties like BJP and Congress.
  • In July 2016, she said “they (Kashmiri Pandits) can’t return to their original homes in the current atmosphere” like their homecoming to “throwing pigeons among the cats”. She has a controversy from various quarters for this statement. Mufti Mohammed fell pray to controversy by making statement inside the Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly.
  • In August 2019, she was in a big controversy about the central government ended Jammu Kashmir article 370 and split state into two Union Territories.
  • In October 2020, she was in detention by the central government because Mehbooba Mufti said “she would not fly the national flag of India and she demanded the restoration of Jammu & Kashmir separate flag. Her statement about national flag hurt people sentiments and her party PDP three leader resigned TS Bajwa, Ved Mahajan, and Hussain A Waffa.

House Address

Permanent address: Fair View Gupkar Road, Srinagar- 3, Anantnag.

Present address: Jammu & Kashmir House, Prithviraj Road, New Delhi-110 003.

Net Worth

Mufti Mohammed net worth is Rs. 52 Lakhs (As of 2014). She is rising politician of Jammu & Kashmir and won many assembly elections, two times as Member of Legislative Assembly, also she is the first woman who was the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir and also Member of Parliament from Anantnag constituency.

Mehbooba Mufti working as Chief Minister in her office

Mehbooba Mufti working as Chief Minister in her office

Her political family background is also powerful and rich. So, thatswhy her net worth is rising as of 2021.

Social Handles of Mehbooba Mufti

Twitter: MehboobaMufti

Facebook: muftimehbooba

Amazing Facts of Mehbooba Mufti

  • She was born into high rich class Kashmiri family of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • In our childhood, she was a brilliant student and topped school.
  • Her hobby is travelling, reading and writing.
  • She had no interest in politics, she was in limelight of media when her sister Rubaiyya Sayeed kidnapped by terrorists and given many interviews to the media. That time, her father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, is Union Minister in V.P. Singh Government.
Rubaiya Sayeed with Mufti Sayeed after her release

Rubaiya Sayeed with Mufti Sayeed after her release

  • Mufti Mohammed sister Rubaiyya Sayeed released in few days by terrorists and in exchange 5 terrorists were released from prison.
  • In 1996, she was involved in politics and joined Congress party and contest in assembly election from Bijbehara and won the first election of her politics career.
  • She quits after three years of joined Congress and formed his own People’s Democratic Party. She was appointed as the vice president of the party.
Mehbooba Mufti with Amit Shah

Mehbooba Mufti with Amit Shah

  • Her mother is also politician of Jammu Kashmir contested in 1996 assembly elections and lost that election.
  • Her brother Mufti Tasaduq Sayeed has no interest in politics and he worked as a cinematographer in Bollywood industry. Her brother work was appreciated in the film Omkara and Kaminey.
  • His marriage life was not successful and she get divorced after three years of her marriage. But she had two daughters Irtiqa Iqbal works in London at Indian High Commission and Iltija Iqbal worked in the Indian Film industry.

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