Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics in the wake of Centre’s decision to hold BDC elections in J&K

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Earlier this 12 months, activist and former JNUSU vice-president Shehla Rashid grew to become part of the Jammu and Kashmir Individuals’s Occasion, which was launched by Shah Faesal, former IAS Officer.

Shehla Rashid

Shehla Rashid (Picture: IANS)

Former Jawaharlal Nehru College College students’ Union (JNUSU) vice-president Shehla Rashid has introduced her disassociation from mainstream electoral politics on Tuesday (October eight) as she condemns the authorities’s determination to carry Block Improvement Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir. She mentioned she can’t be a celebration to “exercise of legitimising the brutal suppression of Kashmiri people”.

On Tuesday, Rashid took to her Twitter account and acknowledged, “I’d like to make clear my dissociation with the electoral mainstream in Kashmir. Participation in the electoral process in a situation where even the election rhetoric is to be dictated by the centre will only amount to legitimising the actions of the Indian govt in Kashmir.” 

Shehla Rashid

Picture: Twitter

Shehla Rashid

The Valley has been beneath stringent curfew for 65 days after the federal government revoked Article 370 with the political leaders nonetheless beneath home arrest.

Earlier this 12 months, the previous Vice President of JNU,  grew to become part of the Jammu and Kashmir Individuals’s Occasion which was launched by Shah Faesal, former IAS Officer.

Based on studies, Shehla was in shut coordination with Faesal and was overseeing celebration functioning.

Shehla, however, has been a vocal critic of the BJP-led authorities and right-wing organisations such because the RSS and Bajrang Dal. Regardless of her becoming a member of fingers with leftist college students’ wings of JNU, Shehla didn’t be a part of any of those events formally over the previous few years.

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