Former Commissioner Secretary PHE and Flood Control, Farooq Ahamad Shah who recently left services entered mainstream politics and joined National Conference at party headquarters office here at Nawa-i- Subh.
Shah along with large number of workers joined the NC before the party patron Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah besides other senior leaders
NC President Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah formally welcomed Bukhari and Hussain in the party fold.
Shah, an IAS officer rank has resigned from civil services last week.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has yesterday accepted resignation of Farooq Ahmad Shah, who sought voluntary retirement from services.
Sources said that Shah likely to contest the upcoming assembly elections from Tangmarg constituency.