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Decided to resign from IAS to protest 'unabated killings' in Kashmir: Shah Faesal

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Shah Faesal, the 2010 batch IAS topper, Wednesday said he has decided to resign from the to protest the alleged unabated killings in and marginalisation of Indian Muslims.

He made the announcement in a post.

"To protest against the unabated killings in and lack of any sincere reach-out from the Union government; the marginalization and invisiblisation of around 200 million Indian Muslims at the hands of forces reducing them to second-class citizens; insidious attacks on the special identity of the J&K state and growing culture of intolerance and hate in the mainland in the name of hyper-nationalism, I have decided to resign from IAS," he said.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 15:55 IST