President's rule will be extended in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3. The amendment bill of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was also passed in the Upper House following a speech by Home Minister Amit Shah where he spoke of "Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat".
The resolution to extend the President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months was already passed by the Lok Sabha While tabling the resolution, Mr Shah said the elections in the state cannot take place now, as the state assembly has been dissolved.
"Modi government's commitment to the policy of 'Jamhooriyat, Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat' should not be taken to mean that the forces that want to divide India will be spared. They will be given an appropriate response in their same language," Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha.
Jammu and Kashmir has been under central rule since June 2018, when the BJP ended its alliance with Mehbooba Mufti's People's Democratic Party.
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The President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir has been extended by another six months. Union Home Minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today. Both bills have been passed by the Lok Sabha.
Union minister Amit Shah, responding to the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule In Jammu and Kashmir, said the government will bring about the promise of "Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat" - terms first used by former Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, promising a healing touch for Kashmir.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday moved a resolution in the Rajya Sabha for extending President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months with effect from July 3 along with the amendment bill of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004. The resolution to extend the President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir for another six months was already passed by the Lok Sabha While tabling the resolution, Mr Shah said the elections in the state cannot take place now, as the state assembly has been dissolved.
- We will be the ones protecting the culture of Kashmir. There will be a time when at Mata Khir Bhawani temple, Kashmiri Pandits will be praying and Sufis will be seen alongside them
- I am not a pessimist, we speak of humanity.
- I can say with pride that if there is one state under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana that has benefited the most, it will be Jammu and Kashmir. The Modi government is providing free treatment to the poor and this is what we call humanity
Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and it can never be ceded away from India. Narendra Modi govt is committed to pursue its policy of 'zero tolerance' against terrorism relentlessly and to the uniform and equal development of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh: Shri @AmitShah- BJP (@BJP4India) July 1, 2019
- Want to thank lawmakers for showing solidarity on Jammu and Kashmir
- Government committed to ending terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir
- Leaders remembered Atal Bihari Vajpayee today. Atal ji had said ''Jamhuriyat, Kashmiriyat'' on Jammu and Kashmir
- Want to ask why was there no election in the 1973-74?
- There has been reservation at LOC, not at international border, schools are closed for days which affects their education.
- People living by the international border, should be provided education and jobs. The Bill will be able to help more than 3 lakh people in the region.
- The President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir ends tomorrow. I request that it should be increased for 6 months.
- There has been governor's rule in the state for 6 months also.
- Amarnath Yatra, Gujjar movement are upcoming in the near months. So it will not be possible to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir on time. Kindly increase the President's rule in the state
DMK announces names of three candidates for Rajya Sabha - MDMK chief Vaiko, former additional advocate general P Wilson and party's Labour Progressive Federation general secretary M Shanmugham.- ANI (@ANI) July 1, 2019
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, who was last week elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar, Monday took oath as a member of of the Upper House. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called for new members to take oath.