Mehbooba Mufti nominates Madni for PDP vice-president post

Jammu: Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti today nominated Mohammad Sartaj Madni for the post of the party’s vice-president for a second consecutive term, its spokesman said in a statement.

Madni was elected to the assembly from Devsar constituency in 2008 and served as the deputy speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly.

A relative of Mufti, Madni was appointed the party’s vice-president in February this year.

On Saturday, Mufti was re-elected the PDP president for a record sixth consecutive time. The PDP’s electoral college met in Jammu, where Mufti was unanimously elected the party’s head for three years.