Nation First News: In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Monday announced the revocation of Article 370 of the Constitution which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
Home Minister Amit Shah earlier today moved proposal to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution in Rajya Sabha.
The Government has proposed to make Jammu and Kashmir a Union Territory with legislature and Ladakh a Union Territory without legislature.
President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has signed this notification. However, it yet to be ratified by the Parliament.
Regional parties like SP, BSP, BJD, AIADMK, AAP and YSRCP support Centre’s decision to scrap #Article370.
Earlier last night, three most prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Sajad Lone, have been put under house arrest.
Mobile and Internet services have been suspended across the Kashmir Valley to maintain law and order situation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Nation on August 9. Differences of opinion will be taken into account by the Government, before taking a final decision.