Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was on Monday unanimously re-elected as president of the PDP for a three-year time period.
Mufti’s title was proposed by senior chief Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and seconded by Khurshid Alam, a celebration spokesperson stated after the election.
Senior PDP chief Abdul Rehman Veeri was the chairman of social gathering election board, he stated.
The spokesperson stated the social gathering’s electoral faculty in Jammu had earlier unanimously re-elected Mufti as social gathering chief.
Senior chief Surinder Chaudhary was the returning officer for the election.
The Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) was fashioned in 1998 by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as a regional various to the Nationwide Convention.
The social gathering grew from power to power over the last 20 years with many political stalwarts becoming a member of it. A number of technocrats and bureaucrats, after retiring from service, additionally joined the PDP through the years.
Nonetheless, the social gathering was on the verge of break up after the PDP-BJP coalition authorities in Jammu and Kashmir fell in June 2018.
Whereas Mufti has managed to retain the grip over the social gathering, a lot of the distinguished leaders together with some founding members have left during the last two years.