Shah Faesal Who Wanted To File Case Against India At ICJ, Says 'Perception' Was Built That He Is Anti-NationalShah Faesal.

Civil Services topper from Kashmir Shah Faesal who has now decided to quit politics and may rejoin the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) has claimed that a perception was created that he is "anti-national", reports Indian Express.

"In the last one year due to some of my problematic utterances, a perception was built that I am an anti-national… due to some of my statements, I let down a lot of people who had immense goodwill for me. I want to undo that", Faesal was quoted as saying.

It has been reported that Faesal has now quit politics after 16 months.

After joining politics, Faesal made various controversial statements which included a proclamation that Eid won't be celebrated until every last bit of insult to Kashmiris was avenged.

"There is no Eid. Kashmiris across the world are mourning the illegal annexation of their land. There shall be no Eid till everything that has been stolen and snatched since 1947 is returned back. No Eid till the last bit of insult is avenged and undone", Faesal had tweeted.

Faesal's party had also claimed that he was also planning to travel abroad to initiate a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against India for abolishing Article 370.

Faesal reportedly was due to take a flight to Turkey and from there was planning to travel to the Hague, Netherlands where the ICJ is headquartered. However, he was unable to proceed with his plan after being take into custody at the Delhi airport.

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