President Approves Abrogation Of Provisions Of Article 370

New Delhi`: President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move came after both Houses of Parliament passed a resolution in the same regard.
Earlier, the government had moved the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 for consideration and passage in Lok Sabha on August 6, 2019. The Lok Sabha passed this bill with a thumping majority with 270 votes in favour. Along with this, the provisions of 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) among the general category was also passed in the house.
Speaking in the Upper House, Home Minister Amit Shah assured the members that he would move the bill and the resolution for consideration of the House. Home Minister also said that the opposition can have a detailed discussion on the same bill and he is ready to give the reply.