Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Friday accepted the resignation of Syed Farooq Andrabi, Minister of State Haj and Aquaf (Independent Charge), PDD, PHE, I& FC and I&C.
Earlier, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had forwarded his resignation to the Governor with a note of acceptance.
Meanwhile, Vohra has approved the nomination of Tasaduq Mufti as a member of Legislative Council (MLC), an official spokesperson said.
“In exercise of powers vested in Governor under sub-section (6) of section 50 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N.N. Vohra has nominated Sh. Tassaduq Hussain Mufti as a Member of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council against the seat available in the Council,” said the Raj Bhawan spokesperson.