Srinagar- The Government Thursday appointed Advocate, Sehar Nazir, an acid attack victim, as Standing Counsel for District Srinagar.
An order vide No. 2156-JK (LD) of 2022 issued by Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, in this regard reads, “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”.
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