The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday affirmed Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhavâ€™s right to consular access. The court also directed Pakistan to provide effective review and reconsideration of his conviction and sentences.Â The court further said that Jadhav's execution should remain suspended until Pakistan effectively reviews and reconsiders the conviction/sentence. The court also recognised Pakistan's breach of the Vienna Convention.
The nation is in immense joy after the ICJ verdict fall in Indiaâ€™s favour and several political leaders from different parties shared their reaction on this historic victory.
Even, the former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj wrote series of tweets after the judgement and also thanked PM Narendra Modi. She also acknowledged and praised the contribution of Mr Harish Salve for presenting Indiaâ€™s case before ICJ.
Here're some of the reactions from popular political leaders:Â
India had a very strong case before ICJ. @aimim_national welcomes the ICJ judgment recognising Kulbhushanâ€™s right to consular access & a fair trialâ€” Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) July 17, 2019
Would be amiss to not thank all the lawyers including the very able Mr.Salve who worked pro-bono for India pic.twitter.com/QKMIebyyrY
The ICJâ€™s verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav is big victory for India. The ICJ directing Pakistan to grant consular access to Jadhav and asking them to review the conviction and the sentence is a welcome decision.â€” Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 17, 2019
It is also a big win for PM Sh.@narendramodiâ€™s diplomatic initiative.
Humongous win for India &â€” Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) July 17, 2019
PM Sri @narendramodi Ji's govt in ICJ.
Major set back for Pak, as the #KulbhushanJadhavCase verdict was 14-1 in favour of India.
I just wonder, what would have been the case if we had UPA in Power.#NewIndia#SatyamevaJayate pic.twitter.com/O6m5PQgSUo
Huge victory for India at the ICJ in the #KulbhushanJadhavCase.â€” Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) July 17, 2019
Thanks to the efforts of Hon. PM Sh.@narendramodi, HM Sh. @AmitShah, EAM @DrSJaishankar & Sh.Harish Salve,justice has finally prevailed.
The #KulbhushanVerdict today will further pave the way for his early return
Great news indeed on #KulbhushanJadhav .The #ICJRULING is loud and clear.Victory for India Congrats to our team #Leadership @PMOIndia @narendramodi For this happy news #KulbhushanJadhavCase #IndiaFirst #ICJâ€” Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) July 17, 2019