The Privilege Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council has decided to ask former Army Chief General VK Singh to appear in person before the Committee on 9th January, 2014 to explain his position with regard to the privilege motion pending against him in the House.
This was decided in a meeting of the Privilege Committee held here today under the chairmanship of Jugal Kishore Sharma comprising MLCs Devender Singh Rana, Ravinder Kumar Sharma, Ghulam Nabi Monga, Ali Mohammad Dar and Showkat Hussain Ganai.
The Privilege motion against former Army Chief VK Singh was moved by MLCs Ajay Sadhotra, Devender Singh Rana and Khalid Najeeb Suhrawardy in the last session of the Council taking cognizance of the Gen (Retd) VK Singh’s utterances.
The other Privilege motions moved by the Legislators were also discussed in the meeting.
Secretary, Law department, Mohammad Ashraf Mir, Additional Secretary, Legislative Council, Maqbool Bhat were attended the meeting.