Union Home Minister Amit Shah on August 5 had announced the proposal to turn J&K into a UT with a legislature and the Ladakh region into a separate UT without a legislature.
The Rajya Sabha on August 5 approved the resolution for the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and also the Bill which bifurcates the state of Jammu & Kashmir into Union Territories.
Jammu & Kashmir continues to remain under prohibitory orders with around 4 lakh troops still present in the area, as reported by CNN-News18. However, no incidents of unrest have been reported.Sakshi Batra gets in conversation with Moneycontrol’s Deputy Executive Editor Gaurav Choudhury to understand what the landmark decision means for the long-standing political crisis in the state.Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months at 289. Use code FREEDOM.