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Electoral rolls declare Mehbooba Mufti as a father

Electoral rolls suggest PDP president Ms Mehbooba Mufti is a man! She has been identified as the father of the two daughters Irtiqa and Iltija.

, ET Bureau|
Updated: Apr 08, 2014, 09.26 PM IST
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 Electoral rolls suggest PDP president Ms Mehbooba Mufti is a man! She has been identified as the father of the two daughters Irtiqa and Iltija.
 Electoral rolls suggest PDP president Ms Mehbooba Mufti is a man! She has been identified as the father of the two daughters Irtiqa and Iltija.
SRINAGAR: In an interesting development that speaks volumes about how systems work, electoral rolls suggest PDP president Ms Mehbooba Mufti is a man! She has been identified as the father of the two daughters Irtiqa and Iltija.

Ms Mufti is contesting from south Kashmir Anantnag and has been a lawmaker since 1996. A single mother, she once represented this constituency in the Parliament as well.

While the PDP leaders laugh over the change of gender of their leader, a senior member of the party said things have been happening here like this for a long time. "It might surprise you that a former deputy chief minister had to move an application to the district officers suggesting his family’s name should be deleted from the BPL list," a leader said. "Officials had favoured the minister thinking it will help the family get cheap food grains and when the minister knew it he made a request to be elevated to the APL category."

Election officials say the mistakes, when detected, are rectified in the final list. "These are clerical mistakes and are rectified once detected," a middle rung election official, who is not authorized to speak to media, said. "There is nothing deliberate."



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