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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed sworn in as CM of Jammu and Kshmir

Jammu: After a two-months of wait people of Jammu and Kashmir finally got a Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party government as Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was sworn in as the state Chief Minister. Nirmal Singh became the first BJP MLA to take over as Deputy Chief Minister. K2 In presence of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, 12-12 leaders from BJP and PDP also took oath. Other leaders who took oath are Abdul Rahman Bhat, Chandra Prakash, Javed Mustafa Mir, Chaudhri Lal Singh, Bali Bhagat, Sajjad Lone, Chaudhary Zulfiqar Ali, Sukhnandan Kumar, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari, Ghulam Nabi Lone, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Haseeb Drabu, Imran Reza Ansari, Tsering Dorjay, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Abdul Majeed, Priya Sethi, Pawan Gupta, Abdul Gani Kohli, Nayeem Akhtar, Maulvi Ansari and Asiya. The ceremony was attended by BJP chief Amit Shah, veteran leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "The PDP-BJP government is a historic opportunity to fulfill the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir and take the state to new heights of progress".

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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