No special provision for Jammu and Kashmir following the removal of Section 370

Jammu and Kashmir will have no special status as Article 370 of the constitution were scrapped and they are to become two union

territories after parliament moves the bill. A historic decision that was declared by Home Minister Amit Shah in parliament on 5th August

between a severe security lockdown in the state. A top official has shown that the lockdown possibly for the extended haul, among fear of

a reaction over the Article 370 declaration.

Rohit Kansal said on Tuesday that, Kashmir Valley has more than 3 months’ food supply, Principal Secretary, Planning Commission in


Mr Kansal said, “Adequate food and supplies have been stocked and distributed across the state. The Kashmir valley, in particular, has

more than three months’ supply of rice, wheat, mutton, eggs and fuel. There will be no shortage, absolutely no shortage of food or civil

supplies in the Valley.”

The official added that the call of the centre to the people of Jammu and Kashmir is to keep calm and peace. Safety has been set up and

there is enough proximity of forces.”

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval is in Srinagar to evaluate the security status.

Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah, former Chief Ministers were house arrested on Monday. They opposed the Article 370 movement.

About 8,500 troops on Monday were set and over 35,000 soldiers posted to Jammu and Kashmir over the past several days.

The mobile internet services and cable channels were stopped in regions of Jammu and Kashmir at midnight.

The centre had directed Amarnath Yatra travellers and tourists to leave Kashmir sooner, an unusual move in seven decades.

Amit Shah informed parliament that the president had announced an order in removing a special status for Kashmir following Article 370.

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