Mehbooba Mufti's New Delhi communication forces BJP Ministers to resign

PDP appoints Safina Baig President of party’s Women’s wing

PDP appoints Safina Baig President of party’s Women’s wing

He denied that the People's Democratic Party, which is the BJP's alliance partner in the Jammu and Kashmir government, had threatened to withdraw support if the ministers did not resign.

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday sent the resignations of two of its ministers in the Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, PTI reported.

"PDP has done nothing to hold its coalition partner to its commitments, not only in regard to efforts to resolve the festering political problem in the state but also on other important issues which had lent a facade of justification to this ideologically divergent coalition under the garb of so-called "Agenda of Alliance", Tarigami said.

Bhartiya Janta Party today accepted the resignation of its two ministers Chowdary Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga.

Jammu: The rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir has caused annoyance across the country.


Akhtar told reporters that PDP appreciated the support of the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chief Amit Shah in the case. Mehbooba assured the entire nation that she stands committed to ensuring justice in the Kathua rape and murder case.

Pressure has been mounting on Mehbooba Mufti to end alliance with the BJP after two BJP leaders were accused of defending Kathua rapists.

The minor girl from the Bakerwal community was kidnapped on January 10; taken to a temple in Rasana village in Kathua district.

"We will never ever let another child suffer in this way".

"Certain amount of discretion should have been maintained. Sometimes a lack of discretion does not tantamount of any guilt.that has led to certain misconceptions about them (two ministers) also, so they decided they will quit as ministers", he responded, when asked about the two ministers having termed the action of the Crime Branch as "jungle raj" and warned police from arresting anyone.

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