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 attained power in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in October 2002 assembly elections. It was a member of the ruling United Progressive Alliance until the 2009 elections.
The party again formed government in Jammu & Kashmir with BJP in 2014 elections till 2018. The government was headed by Ms Mehbooba Mufti.
People’s Democratic Party is presently headed by Ms Mehbooba Mufti.
Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who headed the PDP-Congress Coalition Government between October 2002 and November 2005, is the party founder.