The Modi government has struck a big blow at democracy and the Constitution by scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution and dismantling the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The people of Kashmir had acceded to India in the face of invaders from Pakistan and a solemn commitment had been made to them by the Indian… Continue reading The CPI(M) denounces these measures taken by the Modi government. They are illegal and unconstitutional. This is not an issue confined to Jammu & Kashmir alone, they constitute an attack on democracy, secularism and the Constitution itself.
The Centre on Monday declared Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory with legislature. Under the Jammu and Kashmir Re-organisation Bill, Ladakh will be taken out of the state and will be a Union Territory without legislature.
Today at 11:15 AM in the Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah proposed to scarp the article 370 and this article will seize to exist once the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind signs the bill. While the Home Minister Amit Shah entered the Rajya Sabha, the opposition started to create ruckus to which… Continue reading Historic move by the Modi Govt! Article 370 scrapped and Jammu & Kashmir no longer a state
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… Continue reading Govt Decides to Repeal Articles 370 and 35A, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories