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Mehbooba Mufti forwards BJP ministers' resignation to Governor

IANS  |  Jammu 

on Sunday forwarded resignations of two ministers to for acceptance, said informed sources.

The two ministers, Chander Prakash Ganga and Choudhary Lal Singh, sparked off controversy after participating in the Hindu Ekta Munch rally in Hiranagar that sought to protect the accused in Kathua rape and murder case.

After public outcry, the two had submitted their resignations to Sat Sharma and in Friday's meeting of legislature party, chaired by Ram Madhav, it was decided to forward these to the

A crisis had overtaken the Peoples Democratic Party-coalition in the state over the role of these two ministers.

PDP sources said had made it clear to the high command that unless these two ministers stepped down, she could not continue to head the coalition in the state.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 17:50 IST
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