NEW DELHI: Article 370 for special status on Jammu and Kashmir to be removed, Home Minister Amit Shah proposed in parliament today.
Article 370 of the Constitution is a ‘temporary provision’ which grants special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Amit Shah spoke amid massive protests from the opposition over turmoil in the state and an unprecedented lockdown that included the house arrest of former chief ministers like Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti.
1:15 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Aaj Jammu & Kashmir liya hai. Kal Balochistan, PoK lenge. Mujhe vishwaas hai desh ke PM akhand Hindustan ka sapna poora karenge.
1:06 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: In real sense today, Jammu & Kashmir has become a part of India. My party supports this resolution. We are a regional party but for us nation is first, BJD MP, Prasanna Acharya in Rajya Sabha
1:05: Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Amma is well known for upholding sovereignty and integrity. So AIADMK party supports the two resolutions, Reorganisation Bill & the Reservation Bill, A Navaneethakrishnan, AIADMK MP in Rajya Sabha
1:01: Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Indian Army and Indian Air Force have been put on high alert, following revoking of Article 370 and other decisions announced by Government of India.
12:59 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Our chief Nitish Kumar is carrying forward the tradition of JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia & George Fernandes. So our party is not supporting the Bill moved in the Rajya Sabha today. We have different thinking. We want that Article 370 should not be revoked, KC Tyagi, JD(U)
12:58 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: I welcome the Bill on behalf of everyone in Ladakh. People there wanted the region to be a Union Territory. People in Ladakh wanted that the region be freed from the dominance & discrimination of Kashmir, that is happening today, said Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, BJP MP from Ladakh
12:11 :Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Our party gives complete support. We want that the Bill be passed. Our party is not expressing any opposition to Article 370 Bill & the other Bill, Says Satish Chandra Mishra, BSP MP
12:10 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: PDP’s RS MPs Nazir Ahmad Laway&MM Fayaz protest in Parliament premises after resolution revoking Article 370 from J&K moved by HM in Rajya Sabha; The 2 PDP MPs were asked to go out of the House after they attempted to tear the constitution. MM Fayaz also tore his kurta in protest
12:08: Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Article 370 hatane mein ek second ki bhi deri nahi karni chahiye. Under the umbrella of Article 370 three families looted J&K for years. Leader of Opposition (GN Azad) said Article 370 connected J&K to India, it’s not true. Maharaja Hari Singh signed J&K Instrument of Accession on 27 Oct 1947, Article 370 came in 1954, said Home Minister Shah
12:06 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: I strongly condemn the act of 2-3 MPs (PDP’s Mir Fayaz and Nazir Ahmed Laway who attempted to tear constitution). We stand by the constitution of India. Hum Hindustan ke samvidhaan ki raksha ke liye jaan ki baazi laga denge, but today BJP has murdered constitution, said Ghulam Nabi Azad
11:53: Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Jammu and Kashmir to be a union territory with legislature and Ladakh to be union territory without legislature: Home Minister Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha
11:47: Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: What a glorious day. Finally the martyrdom of thousands starting with Dr Shyam Prasad Mukharjee for compete integration of J&K into Indian Union is being honoured and d seven decade old demand of d entire nation being realised in front of our eyes; in our life time.Ever imagined? tweeted BJP general secretary Ram Madhav
11:41 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: “Today marks the darkest day in Indian democracy. Decision of J&K leadership to reject 2 nation theory in 1947 & align with India has backfired. Unilateral decision of GOI to scrap Article 370 is illegal & unconstitutional which will make India an occupational force in J&K. It will have catastrophic consequences for the subcontinent. GOIs intentions are clear. They want the territory of J&K by terrorising it’s people. India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises,” tweeted PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti
11:30 :Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Jammu and Kashmir to be geographically “reorganised,” said the Home Minister
11:27 : Kashmir Turmoil LIVE: Opposition creates ruckus in the House as Home Minister Amit Shah declares that Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir will be revoked.