KL NEWS NETWORK
Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed passed away this morning. He was 79.
Sayeed, detected with sepsis, decreased blood count and pneumonia, was admitted to AIIMS on December 24, with complaints of neck pain and fever. He had remained in the intensive care unit of AIIMS since then.
Sayeed took over as chief minister of the PDP-BJP coalition on March 1 last year. His daughter Mehbooba is seen as the “logical choice” as his successor as chief minister, senior BJP sources have said.