KL Report


Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday appointed Dr Mirza Mehbooba Beg as the party’s Chief Spokesperson.

The announcement in this regard was made by the PDP President, Ms Mehbooba Mufti here today, a party statement said.

A former minister and parliamentarian, Dr Beg is in the State politics for the past more than two decades.

He was member of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly for two terms during 1983-1987 and 2002–2008. During March 2009 to May 2009 he was member of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council also. He represented National Conference.

Born on 4 September 1949 at Sarnal, Islamabad, Dr Beg was a medical practitioner, before joining politics. He studied MBBS from Government Medical College Srinagar.

Dr Beg is the son of late Mirza Mohammad Afzal Beg, one of J&K’s distinguished political stalwarts.


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