Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal to float new party

Srinagar: Appealing to youth to join his ‘new vision’, Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal on Sunday said he would announce the name of his new political party later this week.

According to the Tribune, Faesal in a live Facebook interaction with his followers said, “I am forming a new party due to the demand from youth. I had never imagined I would form a party but a large number of youth came to my office daily and wanted that a new platform should be created. I will announce the structure of my party this week. If the youth like our vision, they should join us”.

Saying that he was also in touch with former MLAs, Faesal revealed that his party would give preference to new faces. He is quoted to have said, “I will try for new people but some (former legislators) have conscience. I am in touch with them. We will have members that have no question marks on their character. We will work with clean people.”

Battling for the resolution of the Kashmir issue Faesal claimed that economic packages were not going to resolve it.