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Shah Faisal returned to bureaucracy and was appointed undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture

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In 2019, he resigned as a bureaucrat and joined a political party. later quit politics, Appointed undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture.

The decision to appoint him as minister was approved by the Center on Thursday, sources said.Indian Express said on April 29 that Faisal had been reinstated to the Indian Administrative Service after being authorized by the Home Office and stationed in New Delhi. was reported to be likely.

Notably, Faisal’s resignation was not accepted by the government and was later withdrawn.

In April, in a series of tweets, Faisal said he was “another chance” and “excited to start over”, alluding to his return to work.

“During the eight months of my life (January 2019 to August 2019), I created so many packages that I could barely finish my work. I lost almost everything I had built over the years… my job… my friends… my reputation… my public goodwill…but I never lost hope… my idealism let me down. ‘, he tweeted.

“But I believed in myself. To undo the mistakes I made. That life would give me another chance. I am exhausted and want to erase that legacy. Much of it is already gone, the rest I believe time will take care of,” he added.

stating that “life is beautiful,” Faisal further wrote: Frustration makes us stronger. And beyond the shadows of the past lies a wonderful world. I will be 39 years old next month. And I’m really excited to start over. “

Faesal, the first Kashmiri to top the civil service exam, was assigned to the national cadre in 2008. A medical doctor-turned-bureaucrat, Faesal has held many posts in the state, his last position in government being Executive Director of Jammu and Kashmir Power Development. Ltd. (JKPDC). He was named an Edward He Mason Fellow of the Harvard Kennedy School in June 2018 and was expected to return to government service a year later.

However, on January 9, 2019, six months before his return, he announced his resignation and hinted at entering politics, surprising the public.

Upon resigning, he tweeted: Kashmiri lives matter. “

In March of the same year, he launched his own political party, the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM). After the 5 August 2019 decision stripped the former state of its special status and divided it into federal territories, Faisal was barred from flying from Delhi to Istanbul and subsequently detained. He was finally released in June 2020.

Faisal soon announced that he would not only resign from the party, but would also retire from politics altogether. Since then, Faesal has tried to rejoin the service, which the government viewed sympathetically.

During this time, Faesar has deleted all past tweets critical of the center and has praised the plan initiated by the Kashmir government. He retweet almost every statement, announcement and speech of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. He had previously tweeted that he needed to see The Kashmir Files, his Vivek Agnihotri film about escaping from the valley of the Kashmir Pandits.

In an August 10, 2019 interview with The Indian Express, Faesal called the government’s decision on Kashmir “a devastating shift in our collective history.” He gave multiple interviews and said the Kashmiris were forced to resist. I see it as a day that feels like a death knell for our right to our land, our right to our existence.A new era of resentment began August 5th,” he said told the Indian Express.