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Historic Move By Modi Govt: Article 370 No More

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 05, Aug 2019, 17:48 pm IST | UPDATED: 12, Aug 2019, 10:02 am IST

Historic Move By Modi Govt: Article 370 No More

Delhi: In a major decision, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janta Party government on Monday moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.  The resolution was moved by Union Home Minister Amit Shah amid disruptions from opposition parties.

Bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into 2 UTs:

The government's  bill proposes bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories -- Jammu and Kashmir division and Ladakh. Making the announcement in Rajya Sabha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the UT in Ladakh will have no legislature like Chandigarh while the other UT of Jammu and Kashmir will have a legislature like Delhi and Puducherry.

Shah introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation bill. Acrimonious scenes were seen in the House soon after the announcement of the Home Minister.

Notice issued by government:

The government has made an order by exercising their powers conferred by Clause (1) of Article 370 of constitution.The order which has been issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice says that:

    • The order may be called Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) order, 2019

    • It shall come into force at once and thereupon supersede the constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir order), 1954 as mentioned from time to time

  • All the provisions of constitution as amended from time to time shall apply in relation to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and exceptions and modifications subject to which they shall so apply shall be as follows:
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