With incumbent J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed breathing his last on Thursday, speculation of his daughter Mehbooba Mufti becoming the first ever woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir was already doing rounds. While as there has been no official confirmation, PDP's coalition partner in government BJP is showing signals that the party might not have any problem with her holding the chair.
Holding the post of Peoples Democratic Party as President, Mehbooba was already seen as her father's successor in politics but his sudden death might have left the party with no other option either.
Here's what qualifies Mehbooba Mufti to be next J&K CM
(With inputs from PTI)
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