Shehla Rashid Shora is an Indian politician and activist, currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She joined the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement political party, founded by Shah Faesal on 17 March 2019. She was vice-president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) in 2015-16. She was a member of the All India Students Association (AISA). Shora rose in prominence whilst leading the student agitation calling for the release of Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and others who were arrested on charges of sedition in February 2016 for participating and organizing anti-india sloganeering as well as celebrating 2001 Indian Parliament attack master mind Afzal Guru.
Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shehla Rashid on Friday described the sedition case filed against her as "frivolous", "politically motivated" and a "pathetic attempt" to silence her. IndiaTimes - Published
Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) vice-president and social activist Shehla Rashid was trolled for covering her head at the launch of former IAS officer Shah Faesal’s party in.. IndiaTimes - Published