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After BJP, Congress faces music over Kathua incident

16 April 2018

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.

The party insists that the move of Singh and Ganga to visit Kathua to attend the controversial rally was actually aimed at pacifying the people who were rallying behind the suspects of the rape and murder of the Bakerwal (herdsmen) girl was "mistaken for their trying to shield the accused". Mehbooba Mufti as state Home Minister has also dismissed all the cops of Hira Nagar Police Station who have been found accused in the case.

The PDP thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Ram Madhav for helping resolve the issue. Mehbooba Mufti has written to Chief Justice of J&K High Court requesting for a fast track special court for the Kathua murder and rape case and has requested that the trial should be completed within 90 days. To a question that the two ministers had participated in the rally in support of the accused in the rape case where the national tricolour was being waved, Madhav said, "That is why they had to resign".

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"They took the resignation of two ministers because as per media, their role was not positive, " said PDP leader and Works Minister Nayeem Akhtar.

The present turmoil and tension in the Jammu region could further escalate in case the Jammu-based ministers continued to remain glued to power, said Harsh Dev Singh, the party chairman. "That is also a confidence-building measure".

The victim went missing while grazing horses in Rasana village of Hiranagar tehsil of Kathua on January 17.

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Eight people have been arrested over the killing, including four police officers and a minor. "They are contending that the workers were not happy with them", sources said.

The senior BJP leader admitted that the two ministers displayed lack of discretion by taking part in the rally, but made it clear that there was no attempt to sabotage the investigations as charged by the Congress party.

When she complained with CM Adityanath's office (CMO), they directed police to take action. "New Delhi must wake up to the Kashmir cauldron", she said.

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The protest comes as two incidents of rape in Jammu and Kashmir and in Uttar Pradesh provoked outrage across India . She said, "I will not break my fast till the PM doesn't ensure better safety for the women of this country".

Raghu, who has made a decision to contest as an independent, had unsuccessfully contested the assembly elections from Krishnaraja constituency in 2013 on BSR Congress Party's ticket.

After BJP, Congress faces music over Kathua incident