Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is the patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He formed the party in July 1999 to “persuade the Government of India to initiate an unconditional dialogue with Kashmiris for resolution of the Kashmir problem”. He has previously been a member of the Congress party. In 1986, Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi appointed him … Read morePatron


The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party is a political party in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It was founded in 1999 by the former Union Home Minister, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, and captured power in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in October 2002 assembly elections. In 2004 it has one member each in the Lok Sabha … Read moreHistory