The two ministers were present in the rally in support of the rape-accused where the tricolour was also waved.
Ganga and Singh submitted their resignations to the BJP's state president on Friday "to save the image of the prime minister and the party" following a controversy over their presence in a rally in support of the accused.
He also claimed to have demanded a CBI enquiry in the rape and murder case of eight-year-old girl in Kathua.More news: NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics take Game 1 over Bucks in overtime thriller
Playing down resignation of two BJP ministers, who backed men accused in Kathua rape and murder case, former Member of Parliament Tariq Hameed Karra on Sunday said it was "aimed at saving Mehbooba-led government and remain glue to the power" in Jammu and Kashmir.
The minor from the nomad Bakerwal community was kidnapped on January 10. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav has flown to Jammu and Kashmir yesterday to have a meeting with the party leaders as well as the legislators after which a decision to hand over the resignations of ministers Lal Singha and Chandar Prakash Ganga was taken. "We want justice to the poor departed soul whereas it is evident that the fringe elements are making it communal under an agenda", he said. "Rage over the agenda of division and hate your party and its innumerable offshoots have insidiously introduced into the grammar of our politics, our social and cultural life and even our daily discourse", they said in the letter.
The Unnao and Kathua rape cases show that BJP has place for rapists and condones rapists. "There is no scope for delaying any further a meaningful and bold response to what has now developed into a moral, political and humanitarian challenge for this billion-plus nation", she said.More news: Girls Lacrosse: Eastlake 10, Olympian 4
Meanwhile, authorities in Patna said a minor girl was gang-raped on Sunday. Her body was found a week later.
In the video, which was played during a press conference at the BJP headquarters here, Mir is purportedly telling reporters that the locals believed the investigation was motivated and that the main culprits were still at large. The trial is expected to go smoothly after the Jammu Bar Association as well as the Kathua Bar received a rap on the kuckles by the Supreme Court on April 13 as the apex court took a strong note of some lawyers obstructing the judicial process in the case.More news: Zinedine Zidane sick of Real Madrid 'robbery' jibes after Juventus game