“As a lawyer for 40 years, you get a feel of how judges are reacting. I felt a positive energy when I was arguing the case”, said Salve.
The order by the ICJ is unanimous, favourable, clear and unambiguous. The verdict a matter of great relief for people of the country, Gopal Baglay said.
The minister also complemented Harish Salve, who represented India at the ICJ.
Reacting to the verdict, Pakistan said it will present solid evidence against Jadhav in the International Court of Justice.
Virender Sehwag and Mohammad Kaif both hailed the decision by the International Court of Justice in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.
MEA said in a statement: “The provisional relief provided by ICJ is the first step towards ensuring justice to Jadhav.”
Residents of Aanewadi village in Satara district, where Jadhav owns an acre of land, were elated after the ICJ ruling.
Ghulam Nabi Azad stressed that the Government should “leave no stone unturned” to ensure justice for Jadhav and his return.
Pakistan accused India of “trying to hide its real face” and vowed to present “solid evidence” before the court.
The ICJ directed Pakistan to ensure Jadhav is not executed pending its final verdict.
To get a sense of what choices Islamabad faces, it’s important to get a sense of what the The Hague has actually said.
Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict: “I hope the final decision will also come in favour of India”, said Rohtagi.
The Prime Minister also appreciated advocate Harish Salve’s efforts, who is India’s representative in the case.
Kulbhushan Jadhav execution stayed: “We are grateful to Mr.Harish Salve for presenting India’s case so effectively before ICJ,” tweeted Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj tweeted her gratitude to India’s counsel at the Hague, who had argued that there was significant concern that Pakistan’s military court would have executed Jadhav in the dead of night.