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PDP sacks finance minister Haseeb Drabu over his remarks on Kashmir

Drabu had sparked a storm by stating that Jammu and Kashmir was not a political problem or a conflict state

IANS  |  Jammu 

Haseeb Drabu
Haseeb Drabu

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday decided to drop senior PDP leader and Finance Minister from her council of ministers over his controversial remarks on Jammu and Kashmir.

The Chief Minister sent a letter to Governor N.N. Vohra informing him that she had decided to remove Drabu, sources close to Mehbooba Mufti told IANS.

Drabu had sparked a storm by stating that Jammu and Kashmir was not a political problem or a conflict state.

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 16:40 IST
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