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Ex Khaitan associate becomes Kashmir MLA

Former Khaitan & Co associate Yawar Dilawar Mir became the youngest candidate to win the Kashmir state assembly elections in December, reported the Tribune India.

Mir had filed his nomination papers from the Rafiabad constituency on 20 November, reported Greater Kashmir, after his father – Peoples Democratic Party candidate from Rafiabad Mohammad Dilawar Mir – was convicted for three years by a Delhi court in a case of illegal release of fertilisers.

Mir graduated from ILS Pune and obtained his LLM from Nottingham University in the UK after which he worked at Khaitan.

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