Nitish Kumar to get Mufti Sayeed life time award in politics and probity in public life

J K News Today

Jammu, January 6

Bihar  Chief Minister Nitish  Kumar will be conferred with  Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Probity in Politics and Public Life   award  in Jammu on Monday .


The award has been instituted by People’s Democratic Party  and it will be  given away  at the function  which will be presided over by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra . The function has been listed as  Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Commemoration Day .


It coincides with the  functions being organized  to commemorate the 2nd death anniversary of PDP founder and former  Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad  Sayeed.


On this occasion  leading economist Lord Meghnad Desai  will deliver first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed  memorial lecture.


Mufti Sayeed was a leading political figure of the state. He  also was the first Muslim Home Minister of India.


He died on January 7, 2016 after a prolonged illness.

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