In India, citizens in Jammu and Kashmir fearful amid speculation that government may change Article 35A

5 August 2019
Indian Parliament (photo credit: Courtney Powell/flickr)
Indian Parliament (photo credit: Courtney Powell/flickr)
The fear and uncertainty regarding the abrogation of Article 35A of the constitution has gripped the state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). Amid massive troop deployment in the valley, the speculation is rife that the Centre might repeal the contentious law which grants exclusive rights to J&K residents in government jobs and land. Meanwhile, the National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the J&K Governor S P Malik has assured his party that no moves are planned on repealing Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution, or the state's trifurcation.
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