Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday questioned the resignation of former IAS officerShah Faesalas president of the J&K People’s Movement party last year.
“Kashmir is abuzz about Shah Faesal resigning as President JKPM, a party he founded in Feb, 2019. What made a man deeply passionate about bringing effective change to people of J&K through politics change his mind so abruptly?” she said a tweet. Her Twitter handle is now operated by her daughter Iltija.
Another tweet said, “A UPSC topper & Harvard scholar who excelled as a civil officer & had no dearth of career options. Shah Faesal post 5th Aug said in a BBC interview that a Kashmiri leader could only be a stooge or a separatist now. He was detained right after & slapped with PSA subsequently.”
Mehbooba has also been booked under the Public safety Act (PSA) and has been in detention since August, 5 2019. Last week, the Jammu and Kashmir administrationextended her detentionby another three months under the PSA.
Mehbooba backed Faesal saying JKPM’s vision document was well within the realm of constitutional rights.
“Unlike other mainstream