The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday stayed proceedings of National Human Rights Commission in the complaint filed by BJP MP over the state government`s decision to stop the `Ekta Yatra` last year.
BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Ananth Kumar, who were arrested a day ago to prevent them from hoisting the national flag in Srinagar on Republic Day on Wednesday, are still lodged in a hotel near Kathua town.
Warning BJP against precipitating situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre`s interlocutor on Kashmir Dileep Padgaonkar asked political parties to appeal to BJP to refrain from making the situation worse in the state.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday vowed to press ahead with plans to hoist the national flag in the heart of Srinagar even after its leaders Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj were detained from the Jammu airport.
BJP President Nitin Gadkari, who is on a five-day visit to China, on Monday condemned the Centre`s attempt to stop his party`s Ekta Yatra as "repressive" and warned that such an approach would lead to increase in terrorism in J&K.