Snapshots From The Political Life Of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

07/01/2016 12:06 PM IST | Updated 29/08/2016 9:42 PM IST
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away on Thursday after a brief illness. At 79, Sayeed had taken over the reigns of the state in March 2015, as his party People's Democratic Party (PDP) was a part of the ruling alliance. Here's a look back at the life of one of Jammu and Kashmir's craftiest leaders.

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    Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir at his residence in Delhi on December 06, 2002.
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    Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, stands front crossing a long political 'corridor', in the Indian parliament building, in New Delhi on April 4, 1990.
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    A Sobbing Rubaiya Sayeed being hugged by her father the Home Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on December 14, 1989 in New Delhi, India.
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    Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed with daughter and People's Democratic Party vice-president Mehbooba Mufti outside a hotel in Mumbai after addressing a meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry on January 20, 2003.
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    People's Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Jammu Kashmir chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at an Iftar party in New Delhi on December 2, 2002.
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    The picture shows senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad and leader of People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (right), along with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in New Delhi on October 26, 2002.
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    The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh being seen off by the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed at the Leh Airport, in Jammu & Kashmir on June 12, 2005
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    The Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed meeting with the Union Home Minister Shri Shivraj Patil in New Delhi on October 19, 2004.
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    The Chief Minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (2R )signs autographs for Indian tourists as they voice their concerns about their safety on the shores of Dal Lake in Srinagar, 13 June 2004, a day after a grenade attack on a popular hotel left four people dead.
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    Kashmir state Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (2nd L) inspects the guard of honour during the reopening of the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar 05 May 2003.
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    Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed attends an awards ceremony at the University of Kashmir May 3, 2003 in Srinagar, the Indian administered summer capital of Kashmir.
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    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed with Peoples Democratic Party President and Member of Parliament Mehbooba Mufti during a public rally at Sher-i-Kashmir Park on December 22, 2015 in Srinagar, India.


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