KASHMIR LIVE: Article 370 Scrapped

Kashmir issue LIVE UPDATE:  Union Home Minister Amit Shah has announced in Rajya Sabha that the government has decided to repeal Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to J&K. The government has also decided to bifurcate the state into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir, which will have a legislature, and Ladakh, which will be without a legislature.

LIVE UPDATE 

  • Indian Army and the Indian Air Force have been put on high alert today following the scrapping of Article 370 and other decisions announced by Government in Parliament.

KASHMIR LIVE: Article 370 Scrapped

  • Revoking Article 370 ends power-sharing deals between Indian govt and Kashmiri political elite

  • Article 370 in Kashmir: Amit Shah said the UT in Ladakh will have no legislature like Chandigarh
  • Article 370 in Kashmir, A bold and historic decision- Sushma Swaraj
  • Not first time, Congress too amended Article 370 in the past- Amit Shah
  • All clauses of Article 370 will not be applicable in J&K- Amit Shah

Amit Shah also presented a resolution for reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh will be a separate Union Territory without a legislature while the Jammu and Kashmir will be a Union Territory with a legislature.

  •  Home Minister Amit Shah moves a resolution in the Rajya Sabha to revoke Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.

  • As soon as he moved the resolution, the opposition parties created ruckus in the House, forcing the Chair to adjourn the House briefly.
  •  Last night, former chief ministers Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and other state leaders were allegedly put under house arrest in Srinagar
  • They added that former CMs Omar and Mehbooba will not be allowed to move out of their respective houses in view of the restrictions.

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