Jammu, February 12: Advocate General of State and his entire team has been directed on Thursday to submit resignations by today evening.
As per the reports in a leading local daily, the directions have been made by Governor N N Vohra to the Advocate General, Senior Additional Advocate Generals, Additional Advocate Generals, Deputy Advocate Generals and all the Government Advocates to submit papers by Friday.
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With the imposition of Governor’s Rule in the state, the Advocate General and his team of around 60 Law Officers should have submitted resignation but even after a month, they have ignored this convention and continued their practices.
However, the new Advocate General and his team will be announced soon after their resignation was submitted to the Governor so as to properly project the Government stand on various issues before the judiciary.