Fairoz Khan Appointed State Working Chairman of Pradesh J&K Youth Congress

Fairoz Khan appointed state chairman of Pradesh J&K Youth Congress


JAMMU, 11 April: Fairoz Khan, former National President of NSUI, has been appointed State President of Pradesh Youth Congress J&K.

Congress Speaker Sonia Gandhi ji and former Congress Speaker Rahul Gandhi ji on Monday endorsed the nomination of Fairoz Khan as the new J&K Youth Congress State Chairman.

This decision was announced by the National Chairman of the Indian Youth Congress of Srinivas BV today Monday, April 11, 2022.

He comes from a Pogal village, Tehsil Pogal Paristan Ukhral district Ramban & a simple and apolitical family with no political background. Her father Muzaffar Ahmed Khan was a young engineer in the public health engineering department who died two years ago and her mother is a housewife.

The eldest of a sibling, Fairoz de Pogal Paristan switched to Ramban for higher education and later earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Bhaderwah Degree College and immersed himself in politics. He studied law at the University of Jammu in 2012, followed by a master’s degree in political science. Presently, he has also completed a post graduate degree in Human Rights and Duty Education from the Faculty of Law, University of Jammu.

He led India’s youth delegation to the UK in 2019 and has been vocal nationally and internationally. He joined NSUI in 2006 and served as Quorum President, NSUI District President, NSUI State General Secretary and NSUI’s first elected National Delegate in 2011 and Khan was appointed NSUI National Secretary on December 16, 2012, from a group of 120 candidates, following the final approval of Rahul Gandhi. He later also held state level leadership positions of NSUI in AP, UP, Jharkhand, Telangana, Odisha and Delhi.

Khan campaigned against cheating in exams organized by JKSSB, for the implementation of TEN in Jammu and Kashmir, and supported relief efforts following the Kashmir floods of September 2014. At the age of 28 years ago, in 2017, Khan was sworn in as the 17th National President of the National Student Union of India (NSUI). He was the first from Jammu and Kashmir to hold this position. Fairoz Khan was the face behind the National Students Union of India (NSUI) victory in the Delhi University student body polls in 2017 and 2018 and within three months of the announcement of the student wing of the National Congress President, Khan led the party in surveys of students at universities in four states, namely Punjab, Assam, Rajasthan and Delhi. He is one of the popular student and youth leaders of this country and famous for his Chattar Akrosh Rallyes & Inquilab program. He thanked the leadership of the leader of the party, the president of the AICC, Sonia Gandhi, the former president of the AICC, Rahul Gandhi ji, the general secretary of the AICC, KC venezopal ji, the national official of the ‘IYC Krishna ji and National Chairman of IYC Srinivas ji, Chairman of PCC GA Mir Shain and Current Chairman of PCC Raman Bhalla ji.

Mr. Khan thanked the leadership for giving him a chance and said that I have always believed that foot soldiers, organizational, experienced and youth leaders from an apolitical background who also from a simple family will have the chance to work for the party.

He added that a new venue will be formulated to attract more young people to the congress and will strongly oppose the BJP’s anti-people policies.