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Govt appoints acid victim as standing counsel for District Srinagar

SRINAGAR; The Jammu and Kashmir Government Thursday appointed Advocate, Sehar Nazir, an acid attack victim, as Standing Counsel for District Srinagar.

An order vide number 2156-JK (LD) of 2022 issued by the Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, in this regard reads, “In a significant move towards ensuring empowerment of victims of crime against women and providing equal opportunities of Growth, Rehabilitation, and Development to an acid attack victim and carving out a respectable place in a society, the Government has appointed Ms. Sehar Nazir, Advocate, an acid attack victim as Standing Counsel for defending Government cases. (GNS)


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