Rajya Sabha Approves Extension President’s Rule In Jammu And Kashmir For Six Months

Picture : Twitter / ANI

Picture : Twitter / ANI

Rajya Sabha has approved for an extension of President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a further period of six months with effect from Wednesday (July 3, 2019).

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who moved the bill in the Upper House of parliament. Shah had recently gone on a two day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the state .

The House also passed J&K Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The bill provides for reservations in educational institutions and government jobs within 10km of the International Border in the Jammu area, just like the Line of Control in Kashmir.

Shah also stated that Atal Bihari Vajpayee had said that solution of Kashmir’s problem should be in “Jamuriyat, Kashmiriyat, & insaniyat”, I reiterate today that Modi led government is also working on Atal ji’s path of “Jamuriyat, Kashmiriyat, & insaniyat”.

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