LG Skipped Son’s Wedding To Attend All-Party Meet, Reports

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had skipped his son’s wedding to attend the crucial all-party meeting with Prime Minister on Jammu and Kashmir.

A group photograph of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha’s son’s wedding. Pic: Social Media

Social media users highlighted that J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha was present at the all-party meeting with Prime Minister Modi on Thursday at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi, which was held on the same day as his son’s wedding, reported OpIndia.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an important with the various political leaders of the Jammu and Kashmir. In the 3-hour meeting with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, PM Modi and several other leaders spoke about the way ahead for Jammu and Kashmir.

According to report published by OpIndia, only a handful of people knew that the Manoj Sinha had come straight out of his son’s wedding to attend the crucial meeting. It is being said that only after the completion of the meeting with PM Modi, Manoj Sinha left the Prime Minister’s residence to reach the wedding venue.

Manoj Sinha, who was the Minister of State for Railways in the first Modi government, was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir by President Ram Nath Kovind on August 6, 2020. He replaced former IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu who was appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Manoj Sinha was also in charge of the Telecom ministry under the Modi government.

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