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BJP accepts resignation of Ganga, Lal Singh

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

Sources in the BJP told that the resignations were discussed at high-level meeting called by Ram Madhav in Jammu and were subsequently accepted.

Sources said that the resignations would be forwarded to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in the evening today who had to submit them to Governor NN Vohra for acceptance.

The resignations came after two-day long high drama in the State as well as the national capital with several Opposition parties seeking dismissal of Singh and Ganga from the Cabinet for their “controversial role” in Rassana rape-cum-murder of the minor.

Sources said the party high command directed both the Ministers to resign after national outrage over the rape-cum-murder of minor Rassana girl and fingers pointed toward these two Ministers that during their visit to Hiranagar they had attempted to shield the accused.

Sources said that in their resignation letters, sources said, Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga stated that they were offering resignations to the State party president as they felt that image of the party has been dented by the propaganda unleashed against them. They were reported to have clarified that they haven’t done anything wrong by visiting Hiranagar as they just wanted fair probe into the rape-cum-murder of minor.

Meanwhile sources told that Madhav who reached here today morning presided over the meeting of BJP’s Legislature Party in which senior office bearers and other functionaries were also present. “Madhav took views of the BJP leaders of State unit on a series of issues especially Rassana incident, Rohingyas issue and Tribal Policy,” sources said.

 

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