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Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: In the eyes of analysts

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: In the eyes of analysts

Nasir Mirza Journalism teacher There are many grey shades in this respect. Mufti’s image was severely dented when he joined hands with BJP. It was like the North Pole joining the South Pole. Power is not the final objective of great leaders. His long cherished dream to be the Chief Minister was not only short […]

From complicity to compromise: Political Life of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

From complicity to compromise:  Political Life of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

There has been much debate in the Kashmiri and Indian media about the political legacy of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (1936-2016). Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was never a popular leader in Kashmir except in small pockets which supported the Congress. It is quite likely that Mufti will go down in history as a pro-India Kashmiri politician who […]

‘He wanted to preserve the Muslim identity of Kashmir’

‘He wanted to preserve the Muslim identity of Kashmir’

I see Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as a very mature and seasoned politician. He conducted politics with ethics and on his own terms. He belonged to that class of politicians for whom politics was a passion rather than a profession. In his individual life as well as political life, honesty was the buzzword. Even after being […]