Famous Political Leaders in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir neither has political nor religious problems, but the only issue is a mixed reactions of the residents of the state over the annexure of the state with Pakistan. Hence, many political leaders had their own way of doing things and brought in their own respective government to handle the ever ongoing crisis in the state.

Following are the listings of some of the most famous and popular political leaders in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad: – He was a politician from the Jammu and Kashmir region, and was one of the most famous political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. He represented National Conference party. He has served as the Deputy Prime Minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir between 1947-1953.

Farooq Abdullah: – He has served as the Chief Minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir on several occasions since 1982. He is father of yet other famous political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah.

Ghulam Nabi Azad: – He has led the Indian National Congress, successfully in the 2002 Assembly Election in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, and was appointed as the Chief Minister of J&K.

Karan Singh: – Karan Singh is one of the most famous political leaders in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, and has served as the President and Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh is the son of the last ruler of the erstwhile princely state of J&K, Maharaja Hari Singh. Singh an Indian politician and philanthropist and poet is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress.

Omar Abdullah: – Omar is a scion of one of the most prominent political family in J&K, is also one of the most popular political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. He was appointed 11th and the youngest Chief Minister of J&K. His party was in coalition with Congress party.

Mufti Mohammed Sayeed: – One of the most powerful political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti was elected as the Chief Minister twice. He was also the Home Minister of India from December 1989- November 1990. He is the founder of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party.

Mehbooba Mufti- She is the current Chief Minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Being the President of Peoples Democratic Party she is also the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. She is no doubt one of the most famous and powerful political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.

Related posts

List of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir

admin

About Jammu and Kashmir Elections

admin

Political Movement in Jammu and Kashmir

admin

Political History of Jammu and Kashmir

admin

Political Parties in Jammu and Kashmir

admin