Fully aware of the arduous task ahead, especially when sons of political heavyweights are most likely to contest the elections on Congress and BJP tickets respectively, Raghu says, "An estimated 10% to 15% of voters want new faces and this is enough to keep me confident of my chances".
The BJP General Secretary said the development would have no bearing on the alliance as both the parties were working in coordination.
PDP sources said Mehbooba Mufti had made it clear to the BJP high command that unless these two ministers stepped down, she could not continue to head the coalition in the state.
After the meeting, Works Minister and senior PDP leader Naeem Ahkar, who is also the government spokesperson, "appreciated" the BJP support in the handling of the case which had caused fissures in the alliance. "They are targetting people on the basis of caste and religion, not crime", Mr. Saajan said. Mehbooba Mufti, who chaired the party's meeting in Srinagar, thanked the prime minister and the national media and said the unity in ranks was an emotional reach out to protest against the heinous crimes. 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.
Madhav had said, "There is no question of any pressure".
Missing girl found dead; Dalit woman hangs self
A witness told the news station that police told him to put his hands up and when he got out of his vehicle, the officers opened fire.
According to police charges, the minor from the nomad Bakerwal community was kidnapped on January 10. "I have done nothing but I resigned so that there's no violence in the country". "Beyond that I don't think there will be any impact of this incident or these developments on the coalition". In fact, members of the Jammu Bar Association are also taking out candlelight marches to seek "justice for the Gujjar girl".
The CBI arrested BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district last year and the custodial death of her father earlier this week.
"Certain amount of discretion should have been maintained". Madhav accused the Congress party of playing double standards.
Police only brought a case against the powerful politician last week after the young victim attempted to burn herself alive outside the state leader's residence.