Parliament approves bill for bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories
Parliament approves abrogation of special status given to J&K under Article 370
370 votes were in favour of the Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019 and 70 against it
Home Minister Amit Shah today moved the resolution to revoke Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, in Lok Sabha. He also introduced Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019 in the Lower House of Parliament. A resolution removing the special status of the state under Article 370 was approved by the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
4.20 pm: Watch: What National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah is saying
4.00 pm: Shashi Tharoor, Congress: Why we think it is indeed a black day? Because two former J&K CMs Omar Abdullah&Mehbooba Mufti are under arrest & the whereabouts of our own colleague Farooq Abdullah are still unclear. We still want to know where he is?
3.30 pm: Telugu Desam Party MP Jayadev Galla: Our leader Chandrababu Naidu and our party support the proposed reorganisation of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.... Complete integration of J&K into India will be one nation with one flag & one constitution. (ANI)
3.15 pm: We are with the country. But now my question is about the status of Pakistan occupied Kashmir, says Akhilesh Yadav
2.45 pm: Replying to NCP leader’s, Supriya Sadanand Sule, question over the absence of former chief minister, Farooq Abdullah, in the House, Amit Shah rose and said, “Farroq Abdullah has neither been detained nor been arrested. He is willing sitting back at home."
2.35 pm: Kashmir has been under monitoring mechanism of the UN, says Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
2.20 pm: BSP MP Girish Chandra and TRS MP Nama Nageswara Rao support the Bill to revoke Article 370 , in Lok Sabha.
2.10 pm: Jamyang Tsering, BJP MP from Ladakh : What will be lost with this decision? UPA gave Kashmir a central University in 2011, Jammu fought and took a central university. I was a Student Union leader. We demanded for a central university in Ladakh, but we didn’t get any. PM Modi recently gave us a university. ‘Modi Hai to Mumkin Hai,’ reports news agency ANI.
2.03 pm: BJP's ally JD(U) walks out of Lok Sabha over Jammu and Kashmir Re-organisation Bill.
1.58 pm: Jammu and Kashmir policy planning group of Congress party to meet today in Delhi.
1.50 pm: Implementation of Article 370 should not be through dictatorship: Rajasthan sports minister
Rajasthan's youth affairs and sports minister Ashok Chandna on Tuesday said the implementation of Article 370 should be in an atmosphere of peace and trust rather than through dictatorship. Chandna in a tweet said he welcomes the Centre's decision of scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution. He, however, stressed that it should take place in a manner that no citizen face any problem in future.