Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
|Mufti Mohammad Sayeed|
|Kashmiri: مُفتي مُحَمَد سيٖد, Urdu: مفتی محمد سعید|
|6th Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir|
March 1, 2015 – January 7, 2016
|Governor||Narinder Nath Vohra|
|Deputy||Nirmal Kumar Singh|
|Preceded by||Governor’s rule|
November 2, 2002 – November 2, 2005
|Governor||Girish Chandra Saxena
Srinivas Kumar Sinha
|Preceded by||Governor’s rule|
|Succeeded by||Ghulam Nabi Azad|
|Minister of Home Affairs|
2 December 1989 – 10 November 1990
|Prime Minister||V. P. Singh|
|Preceded by||Sardar Buta Singh|
|Succeeded by||Chandra Shekhar|
|Born||January 12, 1936
Bijbehara, Kashmir and Jammu, British India
|Died||January 7, 2016 (aged 79)
AIIMS, New Delhi, National Capital Region (India), India
|Political party||Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party (1999—present)|
|Indian National Congress(1991—1999; before 1987)
Janata Dal (1987—1991)
|Children||3 (Including Mehbooba Mufti)|
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (12 January 1936, Bijbehara – 7 January 2016, New Delhi) was a politician from the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India. He was the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He previously served as Chief Minister from November 2, 2002, to November 2, 2005. He was also Home Minister of India from December 1989 to November 1990. He founded the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party, in July 1999 to “persuade the Government of India to initiate an unconditional dialogue with Kashmiris for resolution of the Kashmir problem.” On 1 March 2015, Sayeed was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, for the second time and served in that position until his death on 7 January 2016. Mufti Muhammad Sayeed passed away on January 07, 2016 at AIIMS due to multi-organ failure 
Political party affiliations
Mohammad Sayeed had been a member of the Indian National Congress party until 1987. He is said to have brought about the downfall of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference government, which was led byFarooq Abdullah, in 1984. In 1987, he quit the Congress party to join V. P. Singh‘s Jan Morcha, which led to his becoming the first Muslim Minister for Home Affairs in the Union Cabinet of India in 1989.
Attacks on his family and himself
In 1989, within few days of taking office as the Union Minister for Home Affairs, his third daughter Rubaiya was kidnapped by terrorists. She was released in exchange for the release of five militants.
Mohammad Sayeed has survived several attacks in his life by Kashmiri separatists who oppose Indian rule.
Tenure as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
First tenure (2002-2005)
Mohammad Sayeed participated in the 2002 assembly election and won 18 assembly seats for his People’s Democratic Party. He went on to form a coalition government with the Indian National Congress, and was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir for a term of three years.
Second tenure (2015-2016)
On 24 December 2015, Sayeed was admitted to the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. He suffered from neck pain and fever. His condition gradually deteriorated, and he was put on ventilator support. He died a few days later, on 7 January 2016.
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