It's end of the road for the two senior BJP ministers as CM Mufti accepted their resignation on Sunday and forwarded it to Governor.
Forest Minister Lal Singh and Industries Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga resigned amid outrage over their support for the men accused of raping and murdering the 8-year-old girl in Kathua. These two ministers had gone to pacify the people, but subsequently, their presence was mistaken for trying to shield the accused.
With the two BJP ministers stepping down now, Ms Mufti said a sense of justice had been reinforced in the state.More news: NASA set to launch new planet hunting telescope
Meanwhile, Mehbooba Mufti, who also holds the Home portfolio, terminated the services of a sub-inspector, a head constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) accused of the crime. When an organisation organised a protest against the initial investigations into the case, two BJP ministers in the J&K cabinet joined in.
A nine-year-old girl's body has been found with over 80 injuries, including some on her private parts in Surat, reports news agency ANI. He will make his decision to contest the polls public on Monday at a press meet, where he will also be detailing his vision for the overall development of Varuna constituency, now represented by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in the assembly for the second consecutive term. They made the two ministers resign.
Initially, police didn't take action on the victim's complaint. Madhav was present in the meeting in which all BJP lawmakers and other party functionaries were present to take a final call on the future course of the party with its alliance partner PDP. "And if PDP and BJP continue to resolve their issues like this, I see there is no substitute to this alliance".More news: Pro-Western Milo Djukanovic sweeps back into power in Montenegro
Mr Singh allegedly then says that if Yadav wanted to save himself, he should manage local BJP leaders.
The victim went missing while grazing horses in Rasana village of Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua on January 17. The charge sheet was submitted in the court and as many as eight people have been arrested in connection with the case so far.
Raghu, who has chose to contest as an independent, had unsuccessfully contested the assembly elections from Krishnaraja constituency in 2013 on BSR Congress Party's ticket.More news: NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics take Game 1 over Bucks in overtime thriller