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Jammu & Kashmir News: Govt Decides to Repeal Articles 370 & 35A

India | PTI | August 5, 2019, 11:57 am
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 In an announcement with massive repercussions for Jammu and Kashmir, 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. (Image: PTI)

In an announcement with massive repercussions for Jammu and Kashmir, 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. (Image: PTI)

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 PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir Fayaz Ahmad Mir and Nazir Ahmad Laway raise slogans during a protest after Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the proposal to remove Article 370 in the Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir Fayaz Ahmad Mir and Nazir Ahmad Laway raise slogans during a protest after Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the proposal to remove Article 370 in the Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conducts the proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (Image: RSTV/PTI)

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conducts the proceedings in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (Image: RSTV/PTI)

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 Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (Image: RSTV/PTI)

Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (Image: RSTV/PTI)

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 Union Home Minister Amit Shah is seen arriving at Parliament for the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is seen arriving at Parliament for the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir stage a protest at Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

PDP MPs from Jammu and Kashmir stage a protest at Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment. (Image: PTI)

Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remained on edge with authorities stepping up security deployment. (Image: PTI)

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 Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, at Bikram Chowk in Jammu, Monday, Aug 05, 2019.Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remai. (Image: PTI)

Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, at Bikram Chowk in Jammu, Monday, Aug 05, 2019.Restrictions and night curfews were imposed in several districts of Jammu and Kashmir as the Valley remai. (Image: PTI)

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 Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Security personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

Security personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and former chief minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti during an all parties meeting, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah and former chief minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti during an all parties meeting, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, NP leader Omar Abdullah, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, Peoples Conference chairman Sajjad Gani Lone and other leaders during an all parties meet, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, NP leader Omar Abdullah, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, Peoples Conference chairman Sajjad Gani Lone and other leaders during an all parties meet, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, PDP President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders during an all-party meeting regarding the current situation in Kashmir, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah, PDP President and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and other leaders during an all-party meeting regarding the current situation in Kashmir, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 J&K National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah presides over the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting at Nawai Subah, Srinagar on August 04, 2019. (Image: PTI)

J&K National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah presides over the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting at Nawai Subah, Srinagar on August 04, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Jammu and Kashmir tourism hit after government's unprecedented move on Friday that ordered the suspension of the Amarnath Yatra citing a terror threat and asked all the pilgrims and tourists to leave at the earliest. Following the order, People were seen thronging the markets to stock up on essentials while tens of thousands of tourists are said to have left the valley. (Image: PTI)

Jammu and Kashmir tourism hit after government's unprecedented move on Friday that ordered the suspension of the Amarnath Yatra citing a terror threat and asked all the pilgrims and tourists to leave at the earliest. Following the order, People were seen thronging the markets to stock up on essentials while tens of thousands of tourists are said to have left the valley. (Image: PTI)

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 A CRPF jawan stands guard as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

A CRPF jawan stands guard as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 CRPF personnel guard as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

CRPF personnel guard as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. (Image: PTI)

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 CRPF personnel patrol a street as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. There are apprehensions of prolonged law and order problem in the Valley. (Image: PTI)

CRPF personnel patrol a street as the situation in Kashmir continues to be tense and uncertain, in Srinagar. There are apprehensions of prolonged law and order problem in the Valley. (Image: PTI)

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