Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sun,31 Aug 2014

J&K minister quits over molestation charges

HT Correspondent  Jammu, February 07, 2014
First Published: 17:49 IST(7/2/2014) | Last Updated: 00:36 IST(8/2/2014)

Jammu and Kashmir minister of state (health) Shabir Ahmad Khan, who has been accused of molesting a doctor at his office on January 28, has submitted his resignation.

Advertisement

State governor NN Vohra submitted the resignation in the evening. Earlier, on Friday afternoon, chief minister Omar Abdullah had tweeted: "I have received the resignation of the minister of state for health Shabir Khan and forwarding the same to the governor for acceptance."

The reisgnation comes close on the heels of Khan's own party, the Congress, asking him to step down following demands from the Bharatiya Janata Party and a doctors' body of Kashmir. "The Congress has asked Khan to resign," Jammu and Kashmir Congress spokesperson Ravinder Sharma told reporters hours before the resignation.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Chandigarh

Conference on emergency radiology held

The theme of the second day of the first annual conference of the Society for Emergency Radiology being held at PGIMER, Chandigarh, focused on evolving guidelines for imaging of acute abdominal emergencies like obstruction or blockage of the gut, swelling of the pancreas and gallbladder. It also focused on emergencies related to the genitourinary and gynecological system. 
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved