The resignations of Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga were received from BJP state chief Sat Sharma this morning which were immediately accepted and forwarded to Governor N N Vohra for completing the procedural formalities, they said.
The Bar Council of India (BCI) today asked the Jammu and Kathua bar associations to call off their strike and chose to send a five-member team headed by a former high court chief justice to investigate the alleged incident of misconduct on part of the lawyers there in connection with the Kathua rape-murder case.
As the Bakerwals make their way to the upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir with their belongings, the mother of the eight-year-old child, who was raped and murdered, she trudges along burdened by the weight of her daughter's death.
"In case some outsiders, not associated with the Bar Council, are involved in creating a controversy, we may not be able to take action against such persons. We have to keep this civilization alive", she said.
Mir, defending his remarks, said he never raised questions on J-K police's probe in Kathua rape and murder case.
The Congress' Maharashtra unit will hold candle-light protests across Mumbai and Maharashtra on Sunday to protest against the recent horrifying rape incidents in Unnao and Kathua.
Crazy April weather, severe weather and snow
Tornado watches were issued Sunday morning for Flagler, Marion and Sumter counties and will remain in effect until 6 p.m. A band of thunderstorms is expected to develop ahead of this cold front and press into the region by Sunday evening.
Asifa, the minor, was held captive by the accused at a temple and later she was raped, mutilated and murdered in Rassana village of Kathua months ago, crime branch of Jammu and Kashmir police stated. Hussain also opposed vehemently the demand of Jammu lawyers for transfer of the investigations in this case to the CBI.
On June 4, 2017, BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar had allegedly called the 16-year-old minor to his home in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao.
"Heartening to see the Supreme Court take cognisance of the attempted obstruction of justice by some lawyers in the brutal Kathua rape & murder case reminding us once again of the greatness of this nation", she wrote.
Hussain also opposed vehemently the demand of Jammu lawyers for transfer of the investigations in this case to the CBI.
In Odisha, police said a four-year-old girl was raped by a youth in Balasore district.
She said a sense of justice had been reinforced in the state and urged "New Delhi to wake up to the Kashmir cauldron".
Bollywood producer and director Ekta Kapoor also appealed to the people through her twitter handle to join the march.