Acid Attack Survivor Appointed as Standing Counsel for Srinagar District

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Shivani Thakur

Published on: April 29, 2022 at 16:04 IST

The Jammu and Kashmir Administration appointed an acid attack victim as a standing Counsel for Srinagar District.

The spokesman said an Order in this regard was issued by the Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Advocate Sehar Nazir, an acid attack victim, has been appointed as standing counsel for district Srinagar.

In a significant move towards ensuring empowerment of Victims of Crime against women and providing equal opportunities of Growth, Rehabilitation and Development to an acid attack Victim and carving out a respectable place in a society, the Government has appointed Ms. Sehar Nazir, Advocate, an acid attack victim as Standing Counsel for defending Government Cases before subordinate Courts at Srinagar,” the Order read.

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