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Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter Seeks to Change Her Mother's Name to Syed in Passport

Mehbooba is under detention at her official residence here that has been declared a subsidiary jail.

Mehbooba is under detention at her official residence here that has been declared a subsidiary jail.

A notice stating this was published in a local newspaper by Mehbooba's daughter Irtiqa Javed.

The elder daughter of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has sought to change her mother's name in her passport to Mehbooba Syed.

A notice stating this was published in a local newspaper by Irtiqa Javed.

"I, Irtiqa Javed, daughter of Javed Iqbal Shah Resident of Fairview House Gupkar Road, Srinagar, Kashmir 190001 want to change the name of my mother in my passport from Mehbooba Mufti to Mehbooba Syed.

"If anybody has any objection regarding the same may please contact the concerned authorities within the period of seven days after that no objections will be entertained," the notice read.

Mehbooba Mufti and her husband are not living together. The couple have two daughters, Iltija and Irtiqa. While the younger daughter has followed in the footsteps of her mother and taken on the Mufti surname, the elder one appears to be closer to her father.

Mehbooba is under detention at her official residence here that has been declared a subsidiary jail. She was among hundreds of people who were taken into preventive custody hours ahead of the Centre revoking the special status of the Jammu and Kashmir and breaking the state into two union territories on August 5 last year.

first published:August 23, 2020, 18:20 IST