Modi govt scraps Article 370; J&K now a UT, Ladakh a UT without legislature

Govt introduces J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha amid uproar

Prime News, National, New Delhi, August 5:- Amid Opposition uproar, the government today introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha. It also moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the bill as well as moved the resolution in the House.

Opposition members belonging to Congress, Left, TMC, SP, PDP, RJD and others created uproar in the House after the minister’s announcement. The agitating members are sitting in the well and raising slogans.

Amid pandemonium, the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 was introduced.

Earlier, Leader of the Opposition, Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded discussion on the prevailing situation in the state. Azad said curfew has been imposed and prominent leaders put under house arrest.

Home Minister Amit Shah said, government is ready to discuss every issue related to Jammu and Kashmir. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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