2010 batch officers, who topped the UPSC examinations, revealed that they were very inspired by the politics of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and he said that he wants to contest the upcoming parliamentary elections, but no longer As you have made up your mind to join any “mainstream party”.
People who have seen nothing but betrayals for last seventy years have every reason to be cynical when someone promises them change.
Kashmiris can’t be blamed for not trusting their leaders. pic.twitter.com/gJDI28MzkY
— Shah Faesal (@shahfaesal) January 13, 2019
To protest the unabated killings in Kashmir and absence of any credible political initiative from Union Government, I have decided to resign from IAS.
Kashmiri lives matter.
I will be addressing a press-conference on Friday.
Attached is my detailed statement. pic.twitter.com/Dp41rFIzIg
— Shah Faesal (@shahfaesal) January 9, 2019
- Shah Faesal topped the IAS or Indian Administrative Service examination in 2010 and was given the home cadre of Jammu and Kashmir. In these years, he worked as District Magistrate, Director of School Education and Managing Director of State-owned Electrical Development Corporation.
- Shah Faesal recently returned from America after completing Fulbright Fellowship at Harvard Kennedy School.
- Faesal is also the first bureaucrat to join the debate on Article 35A, who compared it to the petition to challenge “nikahnama”.