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J&K: Advocate General resigns as Mehbooba forms new government

The government, however, requested Raina to continue till a decision on his resignation is taken by it, said an official spokesperson in Jammu.

By: Express News Service | Jammu | Updated: April 4, 2016 9:16:58 pm
J&K, J&K government, J&K Advocate General, Mehbooba Mufti, PDP, india news, J&K CM, D C Raina, Advocate General, J&K Advocate General resignation New Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti takes the oath of office during a ceremony in Jammu. (Source: AP Photo

The Advocate General of the state, D C Raina, on Monday submitted his resignation to the new government headed by Mehbooba Mufti keeping in view the high tradition of office and to facilitate it appoint a new incumbent to office.

The government, however, requested Raina to continue till a decision on his resignation is taken by it, said an official spokesperson in Jammu.

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Earlier, the Advocate General had called on Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan and briefed him about certain important cases pertaining to constitutional issues wherein proceedings were going on in higher courts at Delhi.

He also apprised the Governor about his appearance before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and about certain matters in regard to which he has advised further action by concerned state government departments.

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