Mattoo named advisor to Mehbooba Mufti

Written by: IANS
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Jammu, April 27: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday, April 27 named noted academic Amitabh Mattoo as an advisor to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti with the status of a cabinet minister, official sources said.

Mattoo also served as advisor to chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who died on January 7.


A Kashmiri Pandit, his parents did not leave the Kashmir Valley after militancy erupted in 1989-90 and his mother continued to teach in a local college till her retirement.

During his last tenure as advisor to the chief minister, Mattoo did not draw any salary from the government and took a token one rupee as monthly remuneration.


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