Tassaduq takes oath

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/3/2018 12:15:09 AM

JAMMU: Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, the newly inducted tourism minister today took oath as a Member of the Legislative Council. He was administered the oath by Haji Anayat Ali, the chairman of the Legislative Council.
Tassaduq who was nominated as an MLC by Governor N N Vohra on December 22 last year, was inducted into the Council of Ministers last week on December 28, in what was the second expansion of the State Cabinet. Later that day, he was given the tourism portfolio previously held by her sister Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Along with him, another PDP legislator Javaid Mustafa Mir was also inducted into the Cabinet. With the induction of the legislators, the strength of the PDP-BJP ministry had reached 25, the maximum permissible limit in the state.
Tassaduq 45, a famed cinematographer, formally joined the PDP at an event organised to commemorate his father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's first death anniversary on January 7 last year.


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