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From home turf, Shah Faesal starts his political innings

‘I will travel every village, meet people, find solutions to problems’

Srinagar, Feb 04 (KNS): From his home turf former IAS officer Shah Faesal Monday started his political innings by addressing thousands of people at Tourist Reception Centre (TRC) Kupwara. Thousands of people thronged to the venue to listen to Faesal.
As per Kashmir News Service (KNS) correspondent, Faesal started his speech talking about uprooting corruption and nepotism from the state.
Amid slogans, “Dekho Dekho koun aaya, Sher aaya Sher aaya” Faesal, waiving at the sea of people said he has returned some America and quit a top bureaucratic job for the people of state.
“I have come back to my village to work for the people. Everyone take money to do a work. A common man is a worst sufferer. In the last ten years being in the bureaucracy I have witnessed how files are delayed. The corruption has engulfed the state,” Faesal said. He said that PHD scholars and other educated people are losing their lives.
“I thought I will go to America and work there, live a good life. But upon reaching there I realized how long educated Kashmiri youths will lose their lives. I have come back to my village. I will move from village to village to meet the people, to understand their sufferings and collectively solve the sufferings,” Faesal said. He said even today people from far of areas have to stand in long queues at the secretariat and prove their identities to meet the officers and get their works done.
“The common people have to face the brunt on every side,” he added.
He spoke about people from Kupwara being called with names like Gujjar and other slangs.
Terming it unfortunate, he said people are left to face miseries at every level of administration from Secretariat to other lower levels of admin. (KNS)