Beef Ban Row: BJP miffed over Sacking of two AG officials

JAMMU: The sacking of two senior officials over beef controversy in Jammu has lead to a political humdrum with BJP’s National leaders opposing the move made by the J&K government.

The two BJP delegates, National General Secretary, BJP, Ram Madhav and Bjp National Vice-President Avinash Rai Khanna who were on a review trip to Jammu interacted with party MLAs and took into view the functioning of government. reacting over the Beef Ban Row, Khanna,  who is also in charge of the state unit of BJP, asserted that the decision to sack lawyers has some hidden malafied intentions. He also said that the they were not approached before making the decision to sack the .

State Government on Tuesday ordered for disengagement of Additional Advocate General, Jammu, Vishal Sharma and Deputy Advocate General, Jammu Parimoksh Seth with immediate effect.

The order came two weeks after Sharma, representing state government  filed a Public Interest Litigation, in High Court Jammu seeking a ban on bovine slaughter and sale of beef. While the lawyers were given two weeks time to withdraw the petition, they didn’t seem to budge away, which thus, led to inexplicable sacking order by the government.

In a sly remark by Khanna, he attacked the other half of the coalition charging them of raking up a contentious issue and reaching the conclusion without any consultations with the BJP members. He has given a commitment that the issue will be dealt with in a suitable manner after a strategic outlook of the sensitive issue concerning the state.

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