"There were speculations that PDP-BJP coalition will fall, but I tell you, this incident (Kathua Case) will have no impact on the alliance, " the BJP General Secretary asserted and said that he will wait for the PDP's stance, for further action.
Mr. Madhav, who attened the legislative party meeting of the State BJP MLAs and MLC, said State party president Sat Sharma will send the resignations to the Chief Minister. What Lekhi failed to realise or she deliberately chose to ignore that Chandra Parkash Ganga and Lal Singh were two very senior cabinet members of the Mehbooba Mufti government.
In Unnao, a 17-year-old was raped last year allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who has been named in a Central Bureau of Investigation First Information Report and questioned April 13. "Yes, there was some indiscretion but they never tried to hamper the investigation".
Defending two BJP ministers following the Kathua gangrape and murder case, Ram Madhav said the two participated in the rally to pacify the crowd.
"The Centre has launched various schemes to make the poor stand on their feet.This government will never take any step which will go against the poor population of the country", he said.
Asked about the demand for a CBI probe into the incident, the BJP leader said: "It is now for the court to decide".
"We appreciate our alliance partner who helped us in this case". Supporters of the accused say they want a CBI inquiry even if it comes to the same conclusion as the crime branch.
PDP came out with a strong statement blaming the Centre and "hawkish and communal" elements in the BJP for failing the goal of the alliance between the two parties in the state.
Asked about reports of the chief minister writing to Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court for setting up of a fast track court, Akhtar said it is an administrative matter and he can not comment on that.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Saturday terminated the services of four policemen accused of the crime.
The rape victim had disappeared from a spot near her house in Kathua on January 10 and a week later, her body was found in the same area.
The victim was a eight year old girl belonging to the "Bakerwal" community, which is predominantly nomadic and Muslim.