Complete List of Jammu and Kashmir's Council of Ministers

Following are the members of council of Ministers headed by Mehbooba Mufti, first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, with BJP\'s Nirmal Singh as her Deputy. 

Published: 04th April 2016 03:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th April 2016 06:46 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

JAMMU: Following are the members of council of Ministers headed by Mehbooba Mufti, first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, with BJP's Nirmal Singh as her Deputy. 

 >>Also Read: Mehbooba is First Woman CM of JK, BJP Gets More Cabinet Berths

Cabinet Ministers:

(PDP-9, BJP-8)        

Abdul Rehman Veeri, Ghulam Nabi Lone, Abdul Haq Khan, Basharat Bukhari, Haseeb Drabu, Chowdhury Zulfikar Ali, Nayeem Akhtar and Imran Ansari (all PDP), Nirmal Singh, Chander Prakash, Bali Baghat, Lal Singh, Sajjad Lone, Chering Dorje, Abdul Gani Kohli, Shyam Lal Chowdhury (all BJP).            

Ministers of State: (3 each of BJP and PDP) Ayesha Naqash, Zahoor Mir and Farooq Andrabi (PDP) and Sunil Kumar Sharma, Priya Sethi and Ajay Nanda (all from BJP).   

PDP, which had a strength of 15 along with the then Chief Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, has dropped Syed Altaf Bhukari and Javed Mustafa. Its two Ministers of state Mohammed Ashraf Mir and Abdul Majid Paddar have been replaced with Mir and Andrabi.      

BJP has dropped Choudhary Sukhandan as Cabinet minister and Pawan Gupta among the Ministers of State. Sukhandan has been replaced by Prakash Kumar while Gupta has been replaced with Ajay Nanda.  

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