The fair view residence of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohd Sayeed was well lit up Monday evening to receive hundreds of guests from the media fraternity on Gupkar road.
The occasion was Eid Milan dinner and both Mehbooba Mufti and Mufti Mohd Sayeed acted as perfect hosts.
As guests started arriving dressed in traditional dresses and ‘band gala’ Mufti’s greeted them warmly and escorted them inside the venue.
Former J&K Bank Chairman and new entrant in the party Haseeb Drabu, dressed in Blue overflowing Kurta, and party spokesperson Naeem Akhtar were also present along with several other senior leaders of the party. Drabu was seen cracking jokes with a close group of friends before the dinner was served.
Spin doctors of PDP had timely organised the dinner to establish personal rapport with the members of the media fraternity. Few senior journalists, famous for strict compliance of code of ethics, skipped the meet.
Those who were present were served lavish dinner in traditional ‘Trambi’ to tease their taste buds.
Mehbooba Mufti after greeting journalists joined a small group of female journalists and sat in close circle to share exotic varieties of specially cooked Wazwan.
Mufti Mohd Sayeed shook hands with journalists but avoided sharing a heavy meal.
After journalists finished relishing wazwan they were served Ferni in earthern dish.
Sharing a meal Mehbooba Mufti is learnt to have promised close friends that she will be hosting another lavish dinner meeting after the Assembly polls.