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ICJ's verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav case | Pakistan can’t hang him till final order, Who said what

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday unanimously stayed Pakistan's execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case.


By   |  Updated On : May 18, 2017 05:14 PM
International Court of Justice - File Photo

International Court of Justice - File Photo

New Delhi :  

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday unanimously stayed Pakistan's execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case. The ICJ ruled that Pakistan cannot award death sentence to Indian national Jadhav until it makes a final decision in the proceedings of the case.The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday asked Pakistan to grant India consular access in Kulbhushan Yadav death penalty case.

Here are some of the major reactions coming from eminent lawyers, seasoned politicians and family member of  Kulbhushan Jadhav on ICJ's verdict - 

#Home Minister Rajnath Singh has hailed ICJ's decision to stay the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav. The verdict gives people of India a deep sense of satisfaction and relief 

# Comprehensive & unambiguous decision. We've managed to save K Jadhav from jaws of death: Tilak Devasher (Former Spcl Secy,Cabinet Secretariat)

#GoI must use the ICJ decision as a trigger to bring back. ICJ has given a favorable decision in Kulbhushan Jadhav case : Manish Tewari, Congress

# I compliment my team of officers in the MEA for their tireless efforts and hard work - Sushma Swaraj

# I assure the nation that under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi we will leave no stone unturned to save  -Sushma Swaraj

#Prime Minister speaks to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, expresses satisfaction at today's order of ICJ, and the efforts of Harish Salve and the team

#Victory of crores of Indians & the truth. I want to congratulate Govt: Dalbir Kaur (Sarabjit's sister)

# I assure the nation that under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi we will leave no stone unturned to save  Kulbhushan Jadhav - Sushma Swaraj

# Indian stand is victorious, congratulate all concerned persons, especially the External Affairs Ministry: AG Mukul Rohatgi

#We are grateful to Mr Harish Salve for presenting India's case so effectively before ICJ - Sushma Swaraj

#The entire thing was a charade, Pakistan completely blown by this decision.The decision is certainly binding for both states: AG Mukul Rohatgi

#Hope that final decision also comes India's way and we can see Mr.Jadhav come back home: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi 

Also Read: ICJ order in Kulbhushan Jadhav case: 'Don't execute him, India should have been given consular access as per Vienna convention'

First Published: Thursday, May 18, 2017 04:22 PM


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