The BJP on Friday said that two of its leaders in Jammu and Kashmir who joined the rallies in support of the accused in the rape of a minor were "misled and misguided" by people and accused the Congress of communalising rape incidents.
Ganga and Singh have tendered their resignations from the state cabinet posts for attending a rally which was carried out in support of the accused in the Kathua rape and murder case.
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, drugged, raped, tortured and killed in January. Both of them have resigned. "We actually acted very fast". After being missing for a week, her body was found on January 17. While Ganga went to Rasana in Kathua as he was the party's minister in-charge of Hiranagar, Samba and Vijyapur, Singh had the charge for Kathua, Basholi and Lakhanpur.
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. He, however said that the BJP wants the PDP "to withdraw the directive of the Tribal Affairs Department on encroachments by nomads in forest land". "We went there on the party's instruction", he said, as reported by Times Now.
"BJP leaders have mastered the art of extending state protection to rapists, shaming the victim and her family, defending the accused and crying conspiracy, blatant cover-ups, absolute whataboutery and superficial damage Control, and the Adityanath government has perfected this art to the hilt", Randeep Singh Surjewala said in a statement.
"There is no trouble in the BJP-PDP alliance". "The people told us that one probe panel was replaced by another and then by a third one".
As the spine chilling details of the Kathua gang rape case make it to the mainstream media, comparisons are inevitably being drawn with the horrific Nibhaya gang rape case of Delhi in 2012. What kind of investigation are they doing.
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Madhav told the BJP leaders that while the party wouldn't compromise on its core agenda of securing the "interests of Hindus" of Jammu, it "can't afford to be seen in coalition with the government which was influenced by bias of Muslims". The court will monitor the investigation and asked the CBI to file a status report on May 2, the next date of hearing. "On Saturday night, about a dozen of youths riding two different SUV reached the village and threatened the villagers to leave the village either or keep mum when the police quiz them", he alleged.
The opposition party claimed that it was because of the pressure exerted by the people and the protest march led by party chief Rahul Gandhi that saw the ruling BJP take the action against its ministers.
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