SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples movement (JKPM) unanimously elected the former cabinet minister Javed Mustafa Mir the new president in astate executive meeting Saturday in Srinagar.
Dr. Shah Faesal and Javed Mustafa Mir earlier resigned from the party Presidency and chairmanship respectively.
Shah Faesal, the 37 year-old bureaucrat-turned politician on August 9 removed the party tag from his bio on twitter, giving rise to speculation that he could rejoin the administration back or pursue higher studies. Faesal founded a new political party aiming at an alternate font for greener politics in March 2019.
JKPM in a statement on Saturday said, “The state executive committee has met for the second time after the media reported the resignation of Dr. Shah Faesal from the Party Presidency and unanimously electedJaved Mustafa Mir as the new party President.”
The statement reads that the former ministerJaved Mustafa Mir has reconsidered his resignation taking in view the welfare of the party and the people of Jammu and KashmirThe post of president was vacant after the resignation of Dr. Shah Faesal.