"It does not want the nation to move forward and hence it is creating disruptions in Parliament and also disturbing communal harmony", said Dr Mahatme. "And the BJP's stand is that we condemn any incident of rape or atrocities against women or children".
Singh also said he had already spoken to BJP president Amit Shah and J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on the issue.
On 23 January, the government had handed over the case to the Crime Branch which formed a special investigation team and arrested eight people, including two Special Police Officers (SPOs) and a head constable. She added that law will not be obstructed by the irresponsible actions and statements of a group of people.
Hours after National Conference demanded sacking of Two BJP ministers Choudhary Lal Singh and Chader Prakash Ganga over their alleged role in lending help to the criminals involved in Asifa rape and Murder case both the leaders have submitted their resignations to the party, sources said.
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Mr Shah, who was addressing a convention of Shakti Kendra leaders of 33 Assembly constituencies of Belagavi division in Mudhol town, Bagalkot district kept up the relentless labelling of the state government as a "10 per cent Sarkar", observing that Mr Siddaramaiah was the only Chief Minister who wore a watch worth Rs 40 lakh "bought from bribe money".
As all BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his ministerial colleagues and party MPs and office-bearers, observed fast on Thursday to protest the washout of the second phase of Parliament's Budget Session, there was one party leader who could not as he "mistakenly" ate cashew nuts.
Meanwhile, BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi mounted another attack at the Congress, citing that Jammu Bar Association president BS Slathia, who spearheaded the protest against police probe in the Kathua rape case, was Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's polling agent in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. "In fact, I had not eaten anything since morning and after that meeting also I did not eat anything", Tapkir said.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Kathua victim's family "should get justice". "This proves what kind of dirty politics is being played in Jammu and Kashmir". The state government has taken action against the erring doctors and they have been suspended.