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J&K to be made Union Territory, Ladakh to be UT without legislature

J&K would become a Union Territory (UT) with a Legislature while Ladakh will be a separate UT without a Legislature

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The Centre on August 5 informed Parliament that the state of Jammu and Kashmir would be bifurcated as Union Territories (UTs).

The government said that Jammu and Kashmir would become a Union Territory (UT) with a Legislature and Ladakh will be a different UT without a Legislature.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah also informed Parliament that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, that gives special status to J&K, will be abrogated.

(Developing story. To be updated)

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First Published on Aug 5, 2019 11:55 am
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