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My dissent was seen as act of treason: Shah Faesal on why he quit politics

Faesal had brought glory to the erstwhile state by standing first in the civil services exam and was seen as a role model for youths

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Jammu and Kashmir politics | Article 370

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar/New Delhi 



Kashmiri IAS officer Shah Faesal
Shah Faesal resigned from the Indian Administrative Service in January last year | Photo: @shahfaesal

Shah Faesal, the first resident of Jammu and Kashmir who topped the civil services exam in 2009, on Tuesday said his decision to join last year had done more harm than benefit as his "innocuous act" of dissent was seen as an "act of treason".

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First Published: Tue, August 11 2020. 17:38 IST

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