No Article 370 for Jammu & Kashmir, historic move by Modi govt
Article 370, which accords special status to J&K, has been removed, Amit Shah told Rajya Sabha. The government also moved a bill proposing bifurcation of J&K.
The government on Monday moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha to repeal Article 370 of the Constitution which accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Union minister Amit Shah also moved a bill proposing bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh.
As tensions mounted in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced in the Rajya Sabha that Article 370 will be revoked from the day of the President’s assent. After Amit Shah proposed that the regulation under Article 370 will not be applicable after Presidential nod, the Rajya Sabha witnessed massive uproar with the Opposition slamming the Centre over the move.
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