Mehbooba Mufti vacates Gupkar residence
Srinagar: Former chief minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehboob Mufti vacated from her Gupkar residence on Monday and shifted to a private house.
Quoting PDP spokesperson, news agency KNO reported that Mehbooba Mufti has vacated from Gupkar residence today and has shifted to a private residence in Khimber locality.
The house reportedly belongs to her sister.
Jammu and Kashmir administration had asked Mehbooba Mufti to vacate her official residence on the high-profile Gupkar road in Srinagar and had stated it was willing to provide an alternative accommodation.
The Estates Department had sent a notice to PDP chief on October 15 asking her to vacate the official residence now known as “Fair View Guest House”.
Meanwhile, the former legislators, who were served eviction notices to vacate government quarters in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, were on Monday given two weeks time to vacate the quarters, officials said.
DC Anantnag, Basharat Qayoom, quoted by news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO), said the leaders met him today and sought breathing time to vacate the government quarters occupied by them. He said after giving undertaking, 15-day time period have been provided to them to vacate the quarters.