BJP leader Nirmal Singh removed as J&K Speaker
Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:38 AM
The J-K administration headed by Lt Governor GC Murmu has issued a notification ending the tenure of legislative assembly Speaker and senior-BJP-leader Nirmal Singh who was appointed to the post under provisions of the now-revoked J&K Constitution. On November-13, NPP chairman and former minister Harsh Dev Singh termed Singh's continuation on the Speaker's post as "an insult to the constitution and the prevalent laws".
J&K Speaker Nirmal Singh removes state flag from his official car
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 5:04 PM
As the Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the resolution abrogating Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Nirmal Singh removed the state flag from his official car. Singh, a senior BJP leader, said, "When we were in government (PDP-BJP coalition), we had to fly the state flag with a heavy heart as it was our constitutional compulsion."
Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah In 7-Star Comfort In Custody: BJP Leader
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 8:06 AM
Former J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, who were arrested on Monday, are staying in "seven-star" comfort at a government facility in Srinagar, senior-BJP-leader Nirmal Singh, the former Deputy CM of the state, told IANS. "It was very essential (to have Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah in custody) because nobody knew what's going to happen in one or two-days," Nirmal Singh told NDTV.