Earlier, the two had resigned following accusations of attending a rally in support of the culprits in the Kathua gangrape and murder case. "We will speak to our party legislature and also to the two ministers who have submitted their resignations", Madhav, who is also the BJP in-charge for Jammu and Kashmir, said.
The 8-year-old girl from the Bakerwal community was kidnapped from Kathua on January 10 and was taken to a temple were she was force-fed sedatives and gang raped for several days before she was killed and he body dumped in a nearby forest.
Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has already said that Jammu and Kashmir will soon pass a bill for death sentence to those who rape minors. "The prime minister, home minister, Ram Madhavji [BJP's national general secretary] and [BJP President] Amit Shahji played a role and sought the resignation of two BJP ministers, about whom it came in the media that they didn't play a positive role..." They said the rights of Dalits and Adivasis were being questioned.
Meanwhile, the CBI on Saturday made a second arrest in the Unnao rape case as it took into custody Shashi Singh, the woman who allegedly took the victim to BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on the day of crime, officials said.
Both the ministers had maintained yesterday that they had been sent by the party to Kathua to understand the ground situation.
"Today we mourn the rape and murder of a little girl in Kathua".
Pointing fingers at others while protecting its own was the character of the Congress party, he alleged. "There is no scope for delaying any further a meaningful and bold response to what has now developed into a moral, political and humanitarian challenge for this billion-plus nation", she said.
The group has also demanded the convening of an all party meeting "to deliberate on ways in which the phenomenon of hate crime can be tackled socially, politically and administratively".
He added the victim, has not yet been identified and that police from Gujarat's neighbouring states have been asked to help trace her family. A girl's brutalised body was found by a passerby in Surat's Bhestan locality.
In Odisha, police said a 4-year-old girl was raped by a youth in Balasore district.