Vijay Bakaya is Farooq’s political advisor

Srinagar: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah has appointed senior party leader and former Member Legislative Council and bureaucrat Vijay Bakaya as his Political Advisor with immediate effect.

Bakaya served as state’s Chief Secretary from August 01, 2005 to May 31, 2006. An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of 1970 batch, he served the state in different capacities for 36 years. After relinquishing the office, he joined National Conference and was elected to the Legislative Council.