Government proposes to remove Article 370, bifurcate Jammu & Kashmir state

Home Minister Amit Shah announced in parliament this morning that Article 370, that confers special status to Jammu and Kashmir, will be removed. The announcement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting of his cabinet at his house this morning. Amit Shah also added that Jammu and Kashmir will be “reorganised” by bifurcating the state.

Article 370

Union Home Minister Amit Shah moves resolution in parliament on abrogating Article 370.

Reorganisation

Ladakh to get status of Union Territory without Legislature.

“Existing state of Jammu and Kashmir a separate Union Territory” with an Assembly.

News

Economic Times: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/jammu-kashmir-live-news-updates-india-pakistan-pok/liveblog/70529092.cms

Reuters: https://in.reuters.com/article/india-kashmir-law/india-introduces-resolution-to-end-kashmirs-special-status-idINKCN1UV0GD

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