Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act gets President’s nod

President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind Image : IANS

Delhi : President of India Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to the J&K Re-organisation Act 2019.

Article 370 and Article 35A, cleared in the parliament earlier this week, have defined the state’s relationship with the Union, were effectively rendered null and void for seven decades now.

Notwithstanding the controversy, the Bill was passed in the Parliament on Tuesday with the Lok Sabha giving its nod after a little over seven hours discussion. The Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha a day before.

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