Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir revoked
Historic decision announced in Parliament
New Delhi: Government of India on Monday, 5th August 2019 announced that the Special Status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked and Home Minister Amith Shah moved 4 resolutions to that effect in both houses Parliament amidst protest from opposition.
President of India, Ramnath Kovind has signed the order making the suitable changes to the rules under the The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order 2019.
Home Minister Amit Shah on moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution that extends special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The government, which listed four bills and legislative proposals before the Rajya Sabha, intends to get the resolution passed by the end of day.