Kashmir Problem

BJP govt scrapped section 35 A and section 2 and 3 from article 370 in Kashmir

August 05, 2019 12:19 PM

NEW DELHI: The BJP led NDA government of Narender Modi today scrapped sections 2 and 3 from article 370 thus only section 1 of the article 370 of the Indian constitution will be in force after signatures of the President of India on the recommendations of cabinet which met here today.

An announcement in this regard was made by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha amid strong protests by opposition parties.

The union government has also revoked section 35A thus snatching special status given to Kashmir. The government has also started process of delimitation of J and and carved out Ladakh a separate UT. J and K will also become a Union Territory with Vidhan Sabha in place on the Delhi pattern.

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